Citizen journalism & the gatekeepers

As the web 2.0 movement rolled on, the excitable hype mongers were already reading media’s last rites. The zealots proclaimed that the publishing model had changed, pointing to examples like Wikipedia, digg.com and the blogging movement. It’s now all about…

Audio of Jimmy Wales interview now available

We’ve published the audio of my one-on-one interview with Wikipedia co-founder, Jimmy Wales, which you can get via the M&G Online article on the interview. This is thanks to Jayne Morgan and Tony Lankester, as well as our very able…

The people have written

Now South Africa has its own citizen journalism website in Johnnic’s commendable reporter.co.za The relentless pace of technology is turning everyone into citizen reporters. Anyone with a cellphone camera is a potential citizen photographer. Anyone with a blog is a…