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Change — Yes We Can!

Are you passionate about a cause?  A movement?

Do you want to converse online?  Do you want to communicate with a large audience?  Do you want to shape public opinion?

If you answered “Yes” to any of the above, citizen journalism may be right up your alley!

According to Wikipedia, Citizen Journalism, also known as public or participatory journalism or democratic journalism, is the act of non-professionals “playing an active role in the process of collecting, reporting, analyzing and disseminating news and information … The intent of this participation is to provide independent, reliable, accurate, wide-ranging and relevant information that a democracy requires.

Here are 81 more ambitious citizens’ media efforts that have launched or are in the works. Click the links for more info!

Just the other day, I learned about a citizen journalism site in my town!  There’s probably one in your town, too!

Journalists are spread way too thin (yes, those budget cuts and layoffs are really affecting the quality of news).

Citizens are everywhere!

Journalists (story telling, accuracy, and research abilities) + Citizen Journalists (our passion, interests, brains, expertise and eyeballs) = News that Matter and Movement for Change!

Together, let’s make our world a better place!

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December 21, 2008 - Posted by | Attitude, Change, Citizen, Collaboration, Heart, Journalism, Leadership, Mind, Passion, Purpose, Spirit | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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