Franklin Center In The News

Franklin Center In The News
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As all of you know, the work of citizen journalists and bloggers is often misunderstood and belittled. Online Journalism Review, a leading online academic journal that focuses on the future of journalism, recently published an editorial that outlined the pros and cons of citizen journalismThe article, which is written by Gerry Storch, quotes some people who miss the point of citizen journalism.

Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity had the priviledge of writing a rebuttal to Mr. Storch's article which is featured on Online Journalism Review. "The pros and pros of 'citizen journalism" Written by Franklin Center's President Jason Stverak, the article discusses the many benefits of citizen journalism and how it will be citizen journalism that offers a life raft to the traditional media.

We wanted to share the article with you and feel free to repost on your websites. To view the article click here.