Participatory Journalism: Guarding Open Gates at Online Newspapers

Participatory Journalism: Guarding Open Gates at Online Newspapers

Editor(s): Jane B. Singer, Alfred Hermida, David Domingo, Ari Heinonen, Steve Paulussen, Thorsten Quandt, Zvi Reich, Marina Vujnovic

Published Online: 19 APR 2011 09:54AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444332261

Online ISBN: 9781444340747

DOI: 10.1002/9781444340747

About this Book

Who makes the news in a digital age? Participatory Journalism offers fascinating insights into how journalists in Western democracies are thinking about, and dealing with, the inclusion of content produced and published by the public.

  • A timely look at digital news, the changes it is bringing for journalists and an industry in crisis
  • Original data throughout, in the form of in-depth interviews with dozens of journalists at leading news organizations in ten Western democracies
  • Provides a unique model of the news-making process and its openness to user participation in five stages
  • Gives a first-hand look at the workings and challenges of online journalism on a global scale, through data that has been seamlessly combined so that each chapter presents the views of journalists in many nations, highlighting both similarities and differences, both national and individual

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: The Impact of Participatory Journalism

  2. Part II: Managing Change

  3. Part III: Issues and Implications

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