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Citizen Journalism Hits Prime Time

by Cally Carswell 


Tags: Media, new media, international media, citizen journalism, public television, Worldfocus, GroundReport, Editors Weblog,

Public television's international news show, Worldfocus, has entered into a first-of-its-kind partnership with GroundReport to air a new segment consisting entirely of videos produced by GroundReport’s extensive network of citizen journalists. According to the Editors Weblog, this is “the first time that a mainstream U.S. channel has committed to airing a citizen journalism segment on prime time television.”

The first segment asks global contributors to send in their advice for President Obama. Submissions are due February 15.