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The Reverse Evolution of Media Through Citizen Journalism
The Reverse Evolution of Media Through Citizen Journalism
The Reverse Evolution of Media Through Citizen Journalism
The Reverse Evolution of Media Through Citizen Journalism
The Reverse Evolution of Media Through Citizen Journalism
The Reverse Evolution of Media Through Citizen Journalism
The Reverse Evolution of Media Through Citizen Journalism
The Reverse Evolution of Media Through Citizen Journalism
The Reverse Evolution of Media Through Citizen Journalism
The Reverse Evolution of Media Through Citizen Journalism
The Reverse Evolution of Media Through Citizen Journalism
The Reverse Evolution of Media Through Citizen Journalism
The Reverse Evolution of Media Through Citizen Journalism
The Reverse Evolution of Media Through Citizen Journalism
The Reverse Evolution of Media Through Citizen Journalism
The Reverse Evolution of Media Through Citizen Journalism
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The Reverse Evolution of Media Through Citizen Journalism

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how to citizen journalism is helping in making small stories reach to the masses. …

how to citizen journalism is helping in making small stories reach to the masses.
a presentation by ashwini nair.

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  • 1. THE REVERSE EVOLUTION OF MEDIA THROUGH CITIZEN JOURNALISM <ul><li>A presentation by </li></ul><ul><li>Ashwini Ashok Kumar Nair </li></ul><ul><li>MCS-2 </li></ul>
  • 2. CITIZEN JOURNALISM WHAT I AM GOING TO SPEAK ABOUT <ul><li>Evolution of media </li></ul><ul><li>Citizen Journalism </li></ul><ul><li>Blogging and Micro-blogging </li></ul><ul><li>The reverberations (impact) of CJ </li></ul><ul><li>Indian scenario of CJ </li></ul><ul><li>Arguments against and for CJ </li></ul><ul><li>One kind of conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Misbalance in the evolution </li></ul>
  • 3. CITIZEN JOURNALISM <ul><li>EVOLUTION OF MEDIA AND SOCIETY </li></ul><ul><li>Symbiotic Relationship </li></ul><ul><li>Give and take system </li></ul><ul><li>EXAMPLES OF THE ‘BARTER SYSTEM’ </li></ul><ul><li>Thought-provoking films like Taare Zameen Par </li></ul><ul><li>Advertisements- TATA tea Jaago Re </li></ul><ul><li>Newspapers- TOI’s Rahul Mangaonkar RTI campaign </li></ul>
  • 4. CITIZEN JOURNALISM CITIZEN JOURNALISM <ul><li>Any user-generated content-blogs, micro-blog updates etc. </li></ul><ul><li>“… members of public having active role in collecting, reporting, analyzing and </li></ul><ul><li>disseminating news or information…” </li></ul><ul><li>Early public journalism-time consuming, episodic </li></ul><ul><li>Technology solved this issue and anybody could record and distribute </li></ul><ul><li>Roots-printed street pamphlet distribution </li></ul><ul><li>Father of CJ-Dan Gillmor </li></ul>
  • 5. CITIZEN JOURNALISM BLOGGING AND MICRO-BLOGGING <ul><li>Major part of CJ- Crisis reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul>
  • 6. CITIZEN JOURNALISM REVERBERATIONS… <ul><li>Themeparkrider.com- 2001-1 st to win an Online Journalism Award </li></ul><ul><li>for ‘Accident Reporting’ by visitors </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Camera’-witness accounts during 9/11 </li></ul>Pics by Leonardo Black, vigilantwarrior.wordpress.com, NY
  • 7. <ul><li>2004 Tsunami pictures by holiday-makers in Indonesia </li></ul>CITIZEN JOURNALISM REVERBERATIONS…contd. <ul><li>2009 Iranian Elections-Micro-blogging helped as outside media was banned </li></ul><ul><li>Large chunk of moolah of big banner films affected- Raavan, Kites </li></ul>Pic by Ali Murtuza Pic by Deepthi R
  • 8. CITIZEN JOURNALISM REVERBERATIONS- A recent example. <ul><li>26/11 first-hand report by CJ-Vinukumar Ranganathan </li></ul><ul><li>News channels too took his images </li></ul>Pics by Vinukumar Ranganathan
  • 9. CITIZEN JOURNALISM REVERBERATIONS- A recent example <ul><li>On the night of 26/11, Tweetscoop graph- tweets on Mumbai at 1000/hour </li></ul><ul><li>Updates like @Mumbai-Hospital update. Shots still being fired. </li></ul><ul><li>Blood needed at JJ hospital and numbers of blood banks. </li></ul><ul><li>Pictures shared by 47 year old Arun Shanbaug on twitter </li></ul>
  • 10. CITIZEN JOURNALISM THE DEBATE <ul><li>Mixed reviews with Indian media as the only positive one </li></ul><ul><li>Against </li></ul><ul><li>- open, collaborative, distributive </li></ul><ul><li>- objectivity and 3 Es of the professionals cannot be matched </li></ul><ul><li>- Amateurs can learn-but what is the point without paychecks? </li></ul><ul><li>- dividing line- professional practice and observational code of ethics </li></ul>
  • 11. CITIZEN JOURNALISM <ul><li>For </li></ul><ul><li>- Former audience made realer, less fictional, more able and contributive </li></ul><ul><li>- No need of massive technical support- it is just a mobile phone and </li></ul><ul><li>internet connection </li></ul><ul><li>- A platform for common man to ‘vent out’- democracy one step further </li></ul><ul><li>- less conflict of interest and more reasons to tell the truth </li></ul><ul><li>- no more journalism-commodity to please advertisers </li></ul><ul><li>- versatility and availability of medium- </li></ul><ul><li>Zola Zou- Chinese vegetable vendor </li></ul>
  • 12. CITIZEN JOURNALISM INDIAN SCENARIO <ul><li>Only country with traditional media’s full acceptance and encouragement </li></ul><ul><li>MTV’s My India Report, Ibnlive’s Citizen Journalist, Amrita TV’s </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Be a Citizen Journalist’ reality show </li></ul><ul><li>Many CJ sites exist </li></ul><ul><li>Merinews.com-1 st CJ site in India, Purdafash.com, CGnet.com </li></ul><ul><li>of the state govt of Chhattisgarh </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss more serious issues, hence popular </li></ul><ul><li>Internet reach in India-MAJOR SETBACK </li></ul><ul><li>with online CJ </li></ul>
  • 13. CITIZEN JOURNALISM “ journalism has actually come a whole circle with CJ. The foundation of journalism is freedom of press. Laws were made to suppress this. And CJ now has defied every law suppressing the freedom because it is on a platform that is almost impossible to consolidate. ” Maryrose Papandrea Law Counselor Boston College HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF…
  • 14. CITIZEN JOURNALISM Getting back…. MISBALANCE IN THE SYMBIOTIC EVOLUTION <ul><li>Entry of the Internet- massive diversification of media </li></ul><ul><li>Audience has power to become creators with CJ </li></ul><ul><li>How exactly is it OPPOSITE? </li></ul><ul><li>Belief in the audience-created content- professionals’ role weakens </li></ul>
  • 15. ONE KIND OF CONCLUSION Prof BK Kuthiala Kurukshetra University “ … a viable economically stable system needs to develop… the argument is if a residential complex for visitors to a tourist place can be run as a social service on the basis of contributions as charity, why cannot mass communication system be also organized on sharing basis. After all communication is a very essential activity that sustains the communities at all levels. ” CITIZEN JOURNALISM
  • 16. CITIZEN JOURNALISM CONCLUSION <ul><li>CJ ethical or not? </li></ul><ul><li>Whether to call it ‘journalism’ or not? </li></ul><ul><li>All YOU decide </li></ul>
  • 17. CITIZEN JOURNALISM THANK YOU ALL

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