Introduction Sharing the Road

Jane B. Singer, Alfred Hermida, David Domingo, Ari Heinonen, Steve Paulussen, Thorsten Quandt, Zvi Reich, Marina Vujnovic

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Who makes the news in a digital age? Participatory Journalism offers fascinating insights into how journalists in Western democracies are thinking about, and dealing with, the inclusion of content produced and published by the public. A timely look at digital news, the changes it is bringing for journalists and an industry in crisis. Original data throughout, in the form of in-depth interviews with dozens of journalists at leading news organizations in ten Western democracies. Provides a unique model of the news-making process and its openness to user participation in five stages. Gives a first-hand look at the workings and challenges of online journalism on a global scale, through data that has been seamlessly combined so that each chapter presents the views of journalists in many nations, highlighting both similarities and differences, both national and individual.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationParticipatory Journalism
Subtitle of host publicationGuarding Open Gates at Online Newspapers
ISBN (Print)9781444332261
StatePublished - 19 Apr 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences (all)


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