Public Journalism 2.0: The Promise and Reality of a Citizen-Engaged Press

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Public Journalism 2.0: The Promise and Reality of a Citizen-Engaged Press

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Description

Public Journalism 2.0 examines the ways that civic or public journalism is evolving, especially as audience-created content―sometimes referred to as citizen journalism or participatory journalism―becomes increasingly prominent in contemporary media. As the contributors to this edited volume demonstrate, the mere use of digital technologies is not the fundamental challenge of a new citizen-engaged journalism; rather, a deeper understanding of how civic/public journalism can inform citizen-propelled initiatives is required.Through a mix of original research, essays, interviews, and case studies, this collection establishes how public journalism principles and practices offer journalists, scholars, and citizens insights into how digital technology and other contemporary practices can increase civic engagement and improve public life. ... [Amazon.com]

ISBN

9780415801836

Publication Date

2010

Publisher

Routledge

City

New York, NY

Keywords

Citizen journalism, Civic journalism, Newspapers, Online journalism, Public journalsim

Disciplines

Journalism Studies