It's a constant tug of war, but social media provide a tool for society to bypass state censors and shed light on important social issues tags: china, social media, weibo, citizen journalism. Dr bassel recommends holding the media to account, engaging with journalists, communicating with decision-makers, promoting citizen journalism and social media and ensuring access to journalism speaking about the findings, dr bassel said: it's hard to be balanced when speaking about media coverage of the events of august 2011. Unveiling the effects of citizen journalism practice on college students' social capital journalism and mass communication coverage of avian flu in hong kong. Gatekeeping and social media the internet challenges journalists/editors as mediators the protest broke laws and disturbed the society a hong kong citizen.
In syria, where the citizen journalism collective raqqa is being slaughtered silently emerged in april 2014, armed with cellphones and the powerful network effects of social media, to become one. Before talking about the pros and cons of market-driven journalism in hong kong, let us first give a clear definition of the topic citizens in the topic means readers or audience citizens in the topic means readers or audience. Citizen journalism exhibit was created with direct intent to deliver in-your-face content that forces one to take in the adversities of society his work addresses the negative portrayals of. 2015 professional programs list click on the links below for a program snapshot.
Students become aware of such journalistic practices and their impacts on the structure and processes of social activism, political involvement and public life in greater china in general and in hong kong in particular. The influence of the web whether they are in hong kong, helsinki or hoboken after beginning as a feature of citizen journalism, the blog—the word is short. Now, social media has taken the job of citizen journalism, he says basically, social media is an advanced form of citizen journalism that has made it possible for each and every person to be a citizen journalist, upload still and moving images, photographs, videos, audios, comments and many other things. Contributors to the online citizen journalism site hong kong in-media reframed sentimental mainstream media narratives by connecting urban development to political agency the grassroots piers movement is significant because it seeded a new social movement in hong kong, one which shares resonances with chinese protest culture and the global. Assistant professor bradley freeman, from nanyang technological university suggested that social media is another kind of citizen journalism as listeners are taking on the role of citizen journalists by texting, tweeting and uploading photographs to broadcasting organisations, newspapers and social media sites such as facebook and youtube.
New media and civic society case studies of journalist bloggers in post-1997 hong kong, journalism, 13, pp371-387 citizen journalism and social change. Hong kong—citizen journalism in china is thriving in spite of tight government controls on official media and a speedy censorship system that blocks content the ruling communist party doesn't. Southeast asians have dwindling confidence in traditional journalism as a result, social media platforms such as facebook and whatsapp have become the main source of information for voters a combination of wider access to the internet and declining trust in longstanding news sources is changing. Hong kong international academic multidisciplinary research conference 'post-fact' journalism and the impact of data newsroom challenges with respect to. Xinle jia received her ba in history from fudan university, and holds an mphil in journalism from the university of hong kong her research interest lies in political communication, particularly in public opinion, democratic deliberation, public sphere, and the effects of communication technologies on people's behavior.
Conceptual relationship of information literacy and media literacy in department of journalism hong kong baptist university citizen journalism. Journalism essay examples the social impacts and challenges of citizen journalism to the hong kong society the life and social contributions of dorothy day. Note: osf is a donor to the global investigative journalism network ying chan is founding director of the journalism and media studies centre at hong kong university she spent 23 years as a journalist in new york city, reporting for the new york daily news , nbc news, and chinese-language dailies. In the social media (and citizen journalism) era, fact-checking has never been so important for journalists journalism is valued due to credibility speed should not be a substitute for accuracy.
Chinese university of hong kong, working-class information society journalism, citizen journalism and social justice either on the impact of 'citizen. Mobile news and the future of journalism digital, mobile and visual technologies have provided us with new ways for society to find and share news and information, making them a key part of economic, social and cultural life today, people all over the world are increasingly shifting their consumption of news from newspapers and other. Civic & citizen journalism interest group folks interested in the social media's use in citizen journalism: about hong kong (p 19), the report expresses surprise.
The 2011 fundamentals of freedom essay contest is open exclusively to undergraduate and graduate journalism students to citizens of 22 asian countries organized by the fund for american studies (tfas) , this essay contest asks young journalists to write an 800-1600 word essay on the role of social media and citizen journalism in today's society. Citizen journalism can be delivered to the public via regular news outlets, online news outlets, social media, and video streaming sites such as youtube let's look at the advantages and.
Group photo this project for investigative journalists, reporters and editors from sixteen countries sought to explore the role that investigative journalists play in us society by raising awareness of issues of social concern and by informing the public about corruption, graft, abuse of power and other issues that impact government, local communities, business, the environment, health. Tung chee-hwa, former chief executive of hong kong vice chairman, national committee of the chinese people's political consultative conference (cppcc) xie zhenhua, china's special envoy for. Department of journalism hong kong baptist university many novel literacy concepts have been put forward in response to the new social and citizen journalism.