Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Your views on Citizen Journalism

  1. No, I'd rather get my news from trusted/traditional sources such as CNN, NYTimes, WSJ

    0 vote(s)
  2. Yes, I believe citizen journalism offers more insight/truth than conventional sources

    0 vote(s)
  3. I'd hear from both but I'd be inclined to trust conventional sources more

    2 vote(s)
  4. I don't trust anything

    3 vote(s)
  1. Dec 1, 2009 #1
    We have all witnessed the power of Twitter Journalism this summer during the Iranian elections. This kind of citizen journalism seems to be gaining popularity. But some consider them to be lacking accountability. What is your opinion on this?
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 1, 2009 #2
    I think it goes both ways. You would need to use the same discretion that you should use when interpreting information on internet.
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Similar Discussions: Your views on Citizen Journalism
  1. A Page from Your Journal (Replies: 20)