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May 14, 2011 5:15 PM

Will A Brands Next Big Move Be A Journalism Department? tagged “Citizen Journalism”

Who should own Social Media in the organization? The challenge in answering that question comes from a lack of clear definition. It depends on how you (and your organization) defines Social Media. Some see it as a communications channel, while... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 17, 201010:47 PM

Buying A Newspaper And Free News tagged “Citizen Journalism”

Would you buy a newspaper? When word got out that the Montreal Gazette was being put up for sale along with the entire Canwest newspaper family, I immediately asked one of my business partners over at Twist Image if our... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 18, 2009 8:13 PM

The Watering Down Of Quality tagged “Citizen Journalism”

If everyone can do something (like create an online video), doesn't that mean that the overall quality of video production drops? In fact, I was asked a similar question recently via email. The actual question was: "With the stellar rise... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 11, 2009 9:20 PM

Media Purgatory tagged “Citizen Journalism”

Media Purgatory. Maybe that's exactly where we are at this specific moment in time. According to Wikipedia, "Purgatory is the condition or process of purification in which the souls of those who die in a state of grace are made... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 5, 2009 9:03 PM

How Journalism Survives New Media (By Saving Itself) tagged “Citizen Journalism”

Just because newspapers are suffering, it does not mean that Journalism is dying (far from it). That being said, we still need to figure out who is going to pay for quality (and unbiased) Journalism in a world struggling to... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 4, 2009 8:42 PM

How Mass Media Learns About New Media tagged “Citizen Journalism”

In trying to understand the newspaper and publishing industry, there are few brains bigger than Jay Rosen. Rosen is definitely one of the smartest guys in the rooms when it comes to understanding mass media, new media, journalism and the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 24, 200910:30 PM

Twitter Is Going To Kill RSS tagged “Citizen Journalism”

Information overload. We're all dealing with it. We were dealing with it when there were only a handful of publishers and producers. Now, everyone is a publisher and producer. We used to be able to count on our RSS readers... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 12, 2009 9:38 PM

SPOS #151 - Media Hacks #7 tagged “Citizen Journalism”

Welcome to episode #151 of Six Pixels Of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast. This is also Media Hacks #7 featuring C.C. Chapman and Hugh McGuire. Lots of great chatting about the new media, the old media and everything in... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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April 9, 2009 9:27 PM

Trying To Outgoogle Google tagged “Citizen Journalism”

How do you think the traditional media is reacting and growing their business? Are they keeping pace, falling behind or simply stuck with their heads in the sand? Following is an amazing roundtable discussion titled, A conversation about print journalism... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 30, 2008 9:17 PM

Mass Media - Mass Destruction tagged “Citizen Journalism”

It is not just about the music industry. Television is feeling it. Radio is feeling it. Magazines are feeling it. Newspapers are feeling it. Movies are feeling it. Books are feeling it. Even websites and Blogs that act like mass... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 4, 200810:54 AM

Now Everyone Can Be A Citizen Journalist tagged “Citizen Journalism”

The Internet is shifting everything we know and understand about privacy and communications. Winston Smith was a civil servant with a unique job. Every day, he would go to the office and falsify records and political literature that would push... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 17, 2008 4:28 PM

Citizen Journalism Is A Farce tagged “Citizen Journalism”

A Citizen Journalist is no more of a Journalist than someone who gives you good personal advice is a Citizen Psychiatrist. It might well be time to ditch the idea of Citizen Journalism and call it what is: a witness... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 12, 2008 9:34 AM

The Mass Media Effect tagged “Citizen Journalism”

As advanced as we think the world is when it comes to new media - with RSS readers, Google News Alerts, Blogs and citizen journalism - it's important to take a step back and recognize the sheer brunt force and... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 6, 2008 8:34 PM

Is Witnessing The Same As Being A Journalist? tagged “Citizen Journalism”

After listening to one of my favourite Podcasts, For Immediate Release - The Hobson and Holtz Report, I was struck with a thought about those who have become Citizen Journalists (pretty much any one of us who can report on... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 3, 200811:25 PM

Marketing When Nobody Is Looking tagged “Citizen Journalism”

There's a famous saying that goes something like, "integrity is doing the right thing when nobody is looking." It's like that old chestnut, "to thine own self, be true." In the past few days I've seen countless examples in places... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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