citizen journalism


citizen journalism
citizen journalism UK US noun [uncountable]
the use of mobile phones and video cameras by members of the public to record news events on film
Thesaurus: journalism and relating to journalismhyponym

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ˌcitizen ˈjournalism 8 [citizen journalism citizen journalist] noun uncountable
reports and pictures of events recorded by ordinary people and shown on the Internet

citizen journalism websites

Distrust of the news media led to the rise of citizen journalism.

The media used citizen journalism including camera phone photos and eyewitness accounts in covering the tsunami.

Derived Word:citizen journalist

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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