Posted on 19 June 2013.
I put together a Listmania list over at Amazon of some of the Citizen Journalism books – fiction and non-fiction. Yes, I included my book. If I’ve left some out – I’m sure I have – let me know and I’ll add them. I may be updating the list or finding a better home for [...]
Posted on 10 June 2013.
What?! Poetry?! Yes. In preparation of releasing kNewspapers: a Grassroots / Citizen Journalism Novel later this month, I’ve published a collection of poems from the book on Kindle. The ebook – Love and Journalism: a Collection of Poetry – is free for Amazon Prime members and only $2.99 for everyone else. The book will be [...]
Posted on 01 June 2013.
By Percy Lipinski CNN recently announced the recipients of its third annual iReport Awards, which honored outstanding iReporters for their contributions to CNN’s online citizen journalism arm in 2012. The clean, professional polish of the awards contrasted starkly with the controversy CNN found itself battling in the wake of the same awards last year, a controversy that [...]
Posted on 20 May 2013.
Oh noes! Layoffs coming to Patch as they get a new CEO. The “streamlining” smells to me a lot like old media. While AOL may try to pawn off their efforts as “grassroots journalism” the people are not stupid. AOL Patch is nothing more than old media slapped with golden paint to try to appear [...]
Posted on 14 May 2013.
The phrase “Citizen Journalism is Dead” has been around since the phrase was first coined. I should probably look up who coined the term, but I’m busy at the moment. At least I’m being transparent and honest, eh? I just wanted to take a moment to let you know that something new is coming soon. [...]