Briggs Ch. 4 – ‘Microblogging: write small, think big’

Many journalists embraced microblogging sites, like Twitter, because it’s easy exposure, quick and provides a way to get feedback from readers or other journalists. Twitter is one of the most popular microblogging sites at the moment. In the past, people had to wait for journalists to report on events but now they can just microblog it. Microblogging […]

Briggs Ch. 3 – ‘Crowd-Powered Collaboration’

This chapter showed the power of the people…in journalism. Terms: Crowdsourcing/distributed reporting – demonstrates committed power of the community for a project Open-source reporting – using transparency in reporting Pro-am journalism – journalists are no longer the gatekeepers and let the audience publish on the same platform as themselves. Beatblogging – build a social network around […]