AN INTERVIEW WITH ALOK VERMA By Vani Mittal, PG Student, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University CITIZEN JOURNALISM: CONCEPT AND PRACTICES 1. How would you define the concept of ‘citizen journalism’? Citizen journalism is an opportunity for all those who are on the streets, with the power to report and write whatever they see is newsy […]

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Most news stories have a pitifully brief shelf life. Through content marketing, a growing number of media companies are trying to give those stories a second (or a third, or a fourth) life. If local news organizations are going to regain growth — and hire — they must find new revenue. They have plumbed marketing […]

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Universities around the world are teaching a relatively new subject – entrepreneurial journalism. The revolutionary changes reshaping journalism have driven the industry to search for new financial models and respond to marketplace demands. Journalism schools are part of that search: Their entrepreneurial-journalism programs try to identify new sustainable business models, create new journalism tools, teach […]

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At a recent international symposium on Online Journalism organized by the Knight Centre for Journalism at University of Texas in Austin about 400 journalists, researchers and media analysts from all over the world assembled to deliberate on the future of  traditional media in view of incredible growing influence of online media. The only outcome emerged […]

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By Alexandra Nicolas: Poynter.org     After hearing a shopping mall was supposedly being evacuated because of a “bomb device,” Andy Stettler turned to his phone. Using Banjo, a location-based application, Stettler checked the app’s map for geo-tagged social media posts coming out of the mall. Stettler, executive editor of Main Line Media News, found […]

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