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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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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The “gamification” of most news websites has involved tacking on a points system, throwing in some badges and maybe a leaderboard, in an attempt to entice users to do things like comment prolifically (Huffington Post), or contribute photos and videos (CNN’s iReport). The hope is that by providing positive reinforcement for these actions, users will […]

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