University Series

Beyond the Anchor Desk: The Rise of Citizen Journalism Essay

2007 Fall Semester
Background Information


Beyond the Anchor Desk:
The Rise of Citizen Journalism

Tuesday, October 9, 2007
6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern
3:00 to 4:30 p.m. Pacific

Citizen Journalism is changing the way we look at and cover news, while at the same time it is constantly evolving and expanding. For an introduction to Citizen Journalism, here is a link to PBS's Mediashift overview of the subject, by Mark Glaser.

For further reading, check out the Institute for Interactive Journalism at the University of Maryland (J-Lab), an extensive and informative site where you can explore all aspects of Citizen Journalism, participatory news gathering, and related topics.

The 2007-2008 Robert M. Batscha University Seminar Series is generously funded by Dick Wolf.

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