Participatory Journalism

Guarding Open Gates at Online Newspapers
by Jane B. Singer, David Domingo, Ari Heinonen & others

Publisher: Wiley

Publication Date: May 11, 2016

ISBN: 9781444340723

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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Who makes the news in a digital age? Participatory Journalism offers fascinating insights into how journalists in Western democracies are thinking about, and dealing with, the inclusion of content produced and published by the public.

  • A timely look at digital news, the changes it is bringing for journalists and an industry in crisis
  • Original data throughout, in the form of in-depth interviews with dozens of journalists at leading news organizations in ten Western democracies
  • Provides a unique model of the news-making process and its openness to user participation in five stages
  • Gives a first-hand look at the workings and challenges of online journalism on a global scale, through data that has been seamlessly combined so that each chapter presents the views of journalists in many nations, highlighting both similarities and differences, both national and individual