By Anna Poludenko
The Idea… And it’s going to get harder still. The hunter-gather  model of journalism is no longer sufficient. Citizens  c...
Citizen Journalism By the late 1990s critics were calling press arrogant,  elitist and unresponsive to the public. Journ...
Types Crowdsoursing Open-source reporting Pro-am journalism
Crowdsourcing Boston newspaper “Publik” – clean last page. Britannica VS Wikipedia Microsoft VS Firefox (Mozilla Founda...
Our readers know more than us Structure the task Make it easy and understandable Use the best tools
How to Generate idea for information needed Create a form Collect the story information Do you need to confirm anythin...
Open-source reporting To go public with your story idea early in the reporting    process.   Disclosure invites readers ...
How to make it work? There must be a drive of investigation. Momentum – feedback that keeps people from being  discourag...
Types1.   Mechanical – many people doing the same job2. The wisdom of crowd – diversity
Beatblogging Build a social network around traditional reporting beat, either with a blog or a free platform, like google...
Pro-AM Journalism Do-it-yourself Movement OffTheBus (OTB) was a citizen-powered campaign news site co-sponsored by The H...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Crowd powered collaboration

248 views

Published on

Published in: News & Politics, Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
248
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
4
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Crowd powered collaboration

  1. 1. By Anna Poludenko
  2. 2. The Idea… And it’s going to get harder still. The hunter-gather model of journalism is no longer sufficient. Citizens can do their own hunting and gathering on the internet. What they need is somebody to add value to that information by processing it – digesting it, organizing it, making it usable. Phil Meyer
  3. 3. Citizen Journalism By the late 1990s critics were calling press arrogant, elitist and unresponsive to the public. Journalists discovered that the power of the people can help them jump start the process of finding sources, experts and new angles and provide instant feedbak.
  4. 4. Types Crowdsoursing Open-source reporting Pro-am journalism
  5. 5. Crowdsourcing Boston newspaper “Publik” – clean last page. Britannica VS Wikipedia Microsoft VS Firefox (Mozilla Foundation)
  6. 6. Our readers know more than us Structure the task Make it easy and understandable Use the best tools
  7. 7. How to Generate idea for information needed Create a form Collect the story information Do you need to confirm anything? Map coverage Write an analytic post explaining what its all about
  8. 8. Open-source reporting To go public with your story idea early in the reporting process. Disclosure invites readers to help you report the story. Welcome the audience’s feedback. It will increate your credibility – they are following each of your steps. People see how the process works.
  9. 9. How to make it work? There must be a drive of investigation. Momentum – feedback that keeps people from being discouraged. Expertise and diversity
  10. 10. Types1. Mechanical – many people doing the same job2. The wisdom of crowd – diversity
  11. 11. Beatblogging Build a social network around traditional reporting beat, either with a blog or a free platform, like google group – bring the stakeholder on that beat together. Link – to source or documents
  12. 12. Pro-AM Journalism Do-it-yourself Movement OffTheBus (OTB) was a citizen-powered campaign news site co-sponsored by The Huffington Post – on- the-ground-information http://www.nowpublic.com/ link to AP

×