Monday, September 8, 2008

DCI debate: whose citizen journalism is it anyway?

After a day of innovative means to get your story out to your target audience, the DCI today concludes with an interesting debate on whose citizen journalism is it anyway? Dan Gilmore and Matthew Buckland led the debate with interesting views on citizen media and journalism. What does this mean for communities in tension? It leaves a place for ordinary citizens in these communities to reach an audience and share the social ills that they are facing and reach the masses that traditional media generally dont reach. The Highway Africa reception is tonight and should be good. Till later...

1 comment:

leany said...

Love him or hate him, there's no denying that the man was part of a cabinet that helped South Africa to enjoy the longest period of economic prosperity since World War II. That is no small feat considering the Apartheid debt they've had to deal with.