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Storming the News Gatekeepers: On the Internet, Citizen Journalists Raise Their Voices

Date: November 27, 2007
Author: Jose Antonio Vargas
QUOTE: Citizen journalism is bringing folks, young and old, into the public square, giving voice to those who, in the pre-Internet era, may have felt voiceless. But some challenge the value of all this citizen involvement. Questions pop up. Is it really "journalism"? Are "they" really "journalists"? What's the difference between citizen journalists and bloggers who write about politics?

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