Posts Tagged ‘ Citizen News ’

Has Real-Time Citizen News Arrived?

Feb 13th, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Commentary, Video

When tragedy strikes, the 24-hour news networks are there, to bring you the catastrophe in immediate, agonizing detail. But Thursday night, when a Continental Airlines commuter plane crashed near Buffalo, NY, the major networks’ coverage didn’t come from a local affiliate camera crew dispatched to the scene. News networks, including Fox News, CNN, MSNBC and […]

PBS, YouTube Asking You To Video Your Vote

Oct 15th, 2008 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Internet TV, Video

YouTube has partnered with PBS to ask Americans to share their Election Day voting experiences on a new YouTube video channel, Video Your Vote. The initiative hopes to educate voters on the entire process and a wide array of issues associated with voting in America, while enabling the world to watch pivotal moments in this […]

YouTube Debuts Citizen News Channel

May 20th, 2008 | By | Category: Citizen Media, News Podcasts, Video, Vlogs

YouTube’s newly-minted News Manager Olivia M. has announced the launch of a citizen journalism channel on the site, called Citizen News. Explains Olivia, the proliferation of inexpensive and easy-to-use media tools (blog engines, video cameras, multi-function mobile phones, etc.) has sparked a boom in user-generated news coverage. “[T]here’s an amazing amount of news being reported […]