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Citizen Journalism / OhmyNews

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Will Pollard
18 February 2013

This starts with OhmyNews, I think the most considered model. There is an idea about being "open". As a news organisation the investment is in editors and training the readers to report stories. the editors choose which stories to promote to the front page or combine in themes. OhmyNews continues in Korea but the International site is now a blog about Citizen Journalism and links to many other sites.

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Will Pollard
4:11pm 18 February 2013

I contributed to the English language site and attended one conference.

Gradually more English language news organisations have adopted some of the approach but not the whole model. OhmyNews prefers more editors, not fewer.

As bandwidth spreads I guess that education will change in some ways similar to what happens with news.

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