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
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.