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DEATH OF THE NEWS CREW:
CITIZEN JOURNALISM AND THE FUTURE OF MEDIA
CROWDSOURCED
JOURNALISM
MAKES USE OF
TODAY’S CITIZEN
JOURNALISM
JEFF HOWE
“CROWDSOURCING IS THE
APPLICATION OF OPEN
SOURCE PRINCIPLES TO
FIELDS OUTSIDE OF
SOFTWARE.”
DEFINING
CROWDSOURCED
• “Crowdsourcing is the act of taking a job traditionally performed by a
designated agent (usually a...
LEADERSIN
UGC
POTENTIAL
EFFECTS OF
CROWDSOURCING
JOURNALISM
@pibzedog
@deray@kaboomsr
César Santana
Morgan Boyer - The death of the news crew: Citizen journalism and the future of media
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Morgan Boyer - The death of the news crew: Citizen journalism and the future of media

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The effects of the digital age on how we publish and consume our news are well-established, but the way we gather news has seen little reform. Morgan Boyer, VP, News & Content at Fresco News, will discuss how companies in the crowdsourced journalism space are attacking traditional newsgathering structures and empowering a population to be as connected as it is heard.

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Morgan Boyer - The death of the news crew: Citizen journalism and the future of media

  1. 1. DEATH OF THE NEWS CREW: CITIZEN JOURNALISM AND THE FUTURE OF MEDIA
  2. 2. CROWDSOURCED JOURNALISM MAKES USE OF TODAY’S CITIZEN JOURNALISM
  3. 3. JEFF HOWE “CROWDSOURCING IS THE APPLICATION OF OPEN SOURCE PRINCIPLES TO FIELDS OUTSIDE OF SOFTWARE.”
  4. 4. DEFINING CROWDSOURCED • “Crowdsourcing is the act of taking a job traditionally performed by a designated agent (usually an employee) and outsourcing it to an undefined, generally large group of people in the form of an open call.” -Jeff Howe CROWDSOURCING AFFECTS SUPPLY AND DEMAND ACROSS INDUSTRIES. • Gives rise to new products and markets while disrupting others • Getty and iStockphoto • Uber and TaskRabbit IN THE CONTEXT OF TODAY’S DIGITAL MEDIA, THE PHRASES CROWDSOURCED NEWS AND CITIZEN JOURNALISM OFTEN BECOME INTERCHANGEABLE.
  5. 5. LEADERSIN UGC
  6. 6. POTENTIAL EFFECTS OF CROWDSOURCING JOURNALISM
  7. 7. @pibzedog
  8. 8. @deray@kaboomsr
  9. 9. César Santana

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