Crowdsourcing & Journalism

Crowdsourcing Journalism uses a large group of readers to report the news. The information is gathered by an automated agent such as Twitter. It enables the collection and analysis of data contributed by readers and journalists.

The following articles expand on the subject:

The impact of crowdsourcing on journalism by Alfred Hermida

A journalist’s guide to crowdsourcing by Robert Niles

Four crowdsourcing lessons from the Guardian’s (spectacular) expenses-scandal experiment by Michael Andersen

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