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Define citizen journalism

Define citizen journalism


·  You will talk about your understanding and views of citizen journalism and credibility. In your paragraph, define citizen journalism and a what makes a piece of news “credible”.

·  Based on your definition and insights about credibility, discussion whether you believe in the accuracy of “breaking news” that is written by a citizen journalist?  Why? Do you fact check this information? If so, how? Explain the process you take when reading news breaking information over Twitter or other social network.




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Citizen journalism is the reporting of news events by members of the public using the internet. There are credibility issues associated with citizen journalism mostly because of the journalists who come up with the news. We have put so much faith in our main media house such as New York Times that we do not question any….


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