“Citizen Journalist” points from Tim Pool ( @TimCast ) via @Current

See this section (  11:55 – 12:50 ) of the video to see why I put “Citizen Journalist” in quotes.   I like the phrase,  but Tim’s point is a good one. “Journalists ARE citizens”.  But as he later says  re: Citizen Journalists:  “It means you’re independent”.    So we are talking “Independent”  and “Citizen” as adjective,  setting them apart from corporate Continue Reading

@Mashable video on News Innovation of @TimCast #occupy #CitizenJournalism

What  I did NOT really like was the way they mangled what Tim actually says about “Citizen Journalism”. It’s simple: The term is a bit redundant, because “Journalists ARE citizens”. That would have been easy for the Mashable article/video to point out. How the Occupy Movement Is Creating News Innovation.