Monday, April 13, 2009

The Washington Times embraces citizen journalism

You know it's big when the conservatives adapt.

Starting today, the Washington Times will carry a full page of citizen journalism every day, in its (metro) "A" section, in order to offer "a natural complement" to professional journalism.

In a report headlined "Times embraces 'citizen journalism'" (note the intriguing quotation marks), Jennifer Harper announces the newspaper's commitment to "one full print page per day of news stories reported and written by average citizens in local communities."

More here.

Also see: Jai Ho to America's newspaper of record
And: Broadcast stations enlist college students as citizen reporters
And: 3G technology promises more power to citizen journalists

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