Participatory Journalism

Participatory Journalism: Guarding Open Gates at Online Newspapers is “a critical read for scholars and journalism practitioners alike” says a review of the book published in Journalism. In her review, Carrie Brown of the University of Memphis writes that the book “provides a comprehensive, detailed guide” to the nature of participatory journalism. She continues: The authors do an excellent…

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My paper examining participatory journalism in the context of the approaches of John Dewey and Walter Lippmann has been published. “The Active Recipient: Participatory Journalism Through the Lens of the Dewey-Lippmann Debate” is included in the second issue of the #ISOJ Journal, the official research journal of the International Symposium on Online Journalism. The journal is published…

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The video of my presentation at the International Symposium on Online Journalism at UT Austin in April 2011 is now available. The paper I presented draws on the research for our Participatory Journalism book. In the presentation, I suggest that journalists view audiences as “active recipients”, somewhere between passive receivers and active creators of content.