CyberJournalist.net: TV news stations air incorrectly identified ferry video from YouTube. A number of Canadian television news broadcasts aired a user-submitted video clip falsely labelled as a ferry battling rough seas in the Cabot Strait, reviving questions about how news organizations handle user-submitted content. The reports prompted some passengers to cancel their bookings. One or […]
Posts on ‘February 5th, 2007’
Jan Schaffer and colleagues at J-Lab have produced a terrific study of the citizen-media movement. You can find “Citizen Media: Fad or the Future of News?” on the Knight Foundation’s new Knight Citizen News Network site, which will officially launch soon.
Edward Wasserman at the Miami Herald, in “Flying high with the Money Honey,” observes: CNBC no longer perceives a difference between journalist and show pony. Bartiromo’s jet-setting isn’t, as the network claims, source development. She isn’t doing legwork on stories. She’s a corporate emissary and brand-enhancement, helping favored companies — many of them CNBC advertisers […]