Meaning of citizen journalism in English:

citizen journalism


mass noun
  • The collection, dissemination, and analysis of news and information by the general public, especially by means of the internet.

    ‘The Washington Post sees a new trend in the role of "citizen journalism" in the London bombings.’
    • ‘Get local businesses to contribute prizes for the best citizen journalism.’
    • ‘Think about combining podcasting with "citizen journalism."’
    • ‘Welcome to the brave new world of citizen journalism.’
    • ‘In the spirit of citizen journalism, The Chronicle invited Boom to write his own story.’
    • ‘A promising component of citizen journalism is in extending what paid journalists will continue to do.’
    • ‘I don't think citizen journalism will "take over."’
    • ‘This taught me the first rule of citizen journalism.’
    • ‘Still, many publishers seemingly remain reluctant to take this first step into citizen journalism.’
    • ‘At that point, seminar leaders can preach the gospel of citizen journalism.’
    • ‘This may not be about citizen journalism at all.’
    • ‘Check out the next frontier of citizen journalism.’
    • ‘But there's plenty of confusion about citizen journalism.’
    • ‘At a time when mainstream media is being opened up to the masses, such crackdowns deal a blow to citizen journalism.’
    • ‘Mutual respect and education will enhance both professional and citizen journalism.’
    • ‘But nevertheless, as Nancy has just pointed out, citizen journalism has come of age.’
    • ‘That's a powerful form of citizen journalism.’
    • ‘Those images and others were broadcast around the globe within a matter of hours, highlighting the value of citizen journalism to the media.’
    • ‘Citizen journalism need not be boring.’
    • ‘I scrap the blog post I was going to write about the future of citizen journalism in 2007 and pour myself a brandy instead.’