Opinion: Why journalists need public interest defenseCNNBy Thais Portilho-Shrimpton, for CNN Editor's note: Thais Portilho-Shrimpton is a journalist, commentator and co-ordinator of the Hacked Off campaign.
Adam Baker, founder of the citizen journalism website Blottr, seems to have cracked the code of making citizen journalism work - not only as a viable source of news - but also as a viable business. From celebrity razzmatazz to high-octane news stories, Blottr is a people-powered news service that enables anyone to report news as it happens.
A series of (temporarily) free “master classes” about multimedia journalism just got under way. Andy Bull, a journalism trainer based in the United Kingdom, is offering the classes online in a limited-release format: Each will be ...
Veteran investigative reporter Bob Woodward said this week the internet would not be of much use in a case like Watergate, the story he helped break in 1972. But he misses the point about the value of using a multitude of sources instead of just one.
Clay Shirky discusses the growing quantity of data released by companies and governments and the challenge of turning it into stories that the public care about' (@Cshirky with @Guardian on data journalism and why journos are addicted to secrets
Four decades after Watergate, the two Washington Post reporters who broke the story recounted what happened and how they uncovered the facts in a scandal that led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon.Carl Bernstein called it an assault...
In the aftermath of the minor diplomatic scandal involving Michael McFaul, America's ambassador to Russia, and a group of remarkably well informed Russian TV journalists – so well informed that they seemed to have hacked ...
@jayrosen_nyu and @ethanz discussed the past, present, and future of journalism at this evening's MIT Communications Forum. He actually used the word "tripartite," but I thought cake would be better for SEO. This is as close to a faithful transcript as my fingers would allow.
There's no hard data to quantify the international proliferation of watchdog journalism. But it appears to be rooted in the significant political, economic and technological changes of the past generation.
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