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Digital alters the news landscape

Poynteronline.org uses the Isabel hurricane to illustrate the use of moblogging. The site has links to the various photo blogs that have come online in the last day or two.

It's not that the journalism profession has seen an upswell in employment. Rather, it's because a growing number of citizens -- often, victims of the storm's wrath -- are serving as volunteer journalists for this major news story, their work being published by professional news organizations as a supplement to the reporting and photography of professional journalists.

"We media" has joined "we-tell-you media."

September 19, 2003 in WebLog Publishing | Permalink


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