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Power of a Common Man - A Comprehensive Start to Citizen Journalism

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With the advent of Social Media and various social networking platforms, the public has had a change of role - from just news consumers to content creators. Blogging has turned out to be the most high-standing norm in this media change and has showcased various examples of the "Power of a Common Man". Citizen Journalism is, on the other hand booming up with people understanding the power of content on the internet and how ideas spread faster, when relevant.

The said session dealt with how Blogging and Micro-Blogging is being used by self-publishers in making their voice heard out, various case studies on common people turning into "Internet Stars", nuances of writing on the web, introduction to tools for publishing and usage of Social Media for publicizing the same.

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Power of a Common Man - A Comprehensive Start to Citizen Journalism

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  3. 3. Mashable LIGHTHOUSE INSIGHTS T H E H UF FINGT ON POST | ZeCl€cT[lV€
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  7. 7. ADVANTAGES OF CITIZEN JOURNALISM — Leads the professional to the source — Spot footage — Live news — Low cost — Wider reach for news access I}31>Izecreative
  8. 8. DISADVANTAGES OF CITIZEN JOURNALISM — Lack of Professional Expertise — Unreliable — Not bound by Professional Ethics I}31>Izecreative
  9. 9. POSITIVE CASE STUDIES - Arab Spring - 2004 Tsunami — 2013 Turkey : Gezi Park Protest I ' ‘ '_- 3". . 5 9". * v -. ‘. .c‘. "‘ 1 ‘: ’IZeCI’€a'[lV€
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  11. 11. HOW TO STOP HOAXES ON SOCIAL MEDIA
  12. 12. ADOPT A RABIO DOG FROM KERALA Olsclalmer : PHOTO IS FOR ILLUSTRATION ONLY ACTUAL EXPERIENCE MAY VARY! Be a Part of the S°'”“°“ rnom WITH ffiilzecreative
  13. 13. ‘. I~. I — Scrutinize the Source — Utilize your community[ — Share your findings with others
  14. 14. About Your Writing — Keep the paragraphs short — No SMS slang . ’. _, _ - ; . — Justify text '“. tw : u ‘ if. I ‘I I — Keep headings attractive — Keep headings Action Oriented — Headings < 60 characters — Use "Keywords" in post — Write in conversatory mode — Use images 200 : 1 I}31>Izecreative
  15. 15. REMEMBER. .. Write responsibly — You don't own your message — .4 Trust 8 Transparency will take you a long way — / fi/ -.3 X ;
  16. 16. on IEIIIERYOIIE THE is INTERNET POWERFUL I fflnzecreative
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