Praise Be Citizen Journalists

On this Easter, like others, I think about resurrection—but this day, strangely, how it should apply to the news media. Three years ago, I wrote largely-overlooked ebook Responsible Reporting: Field Guide for Bloggers, Journalists, and Other Online News Gatherers. The concept germinated from my June 2009 essay “Iran and the Internet Democracy“, following protests in the…

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Hibi No Neiro

  Now this video is what social media is all about. By the way, I see social media’s value as connection and cooperation, but crowdsourcing is bad idea. Too many voices produces mediocre results. The video is excellent example of connection and cooperation. When humans communicate and cooperate, the earth moves.

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