Citizen Journalism Report

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Are Metroblogging authors “Citizen Journalists?” I suppose. Do you condsider yourself a journalist? According to the Washington Post, we are simply bloggers.

Last fall I reported on a survey being conducted by the University of Maryland on this topic. Now, the results are out, and it is interesting material. Let us know what you think.

3 Comments so far

  1. wayan (unregistered) on March 20th, 2007 @ 11:06 pm

    What, not a single mention of Metroblogging and yet that Backfence joke gets landscape? Bollocks.

  2. Doug (unregistered) on March 20th, 2007 @ 11:18 pm

    Yeah, I noticed that too. The references to local blogs are, hmmm… curious and suspect in some cases.

  3. Mik (unregistered) on March 22nd, 2007 @ 9:11 am

    I’m not sure if I’m more appalled by Wayan’s use of the work “Bollocks” or the crappy survey.

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