The Seattle PI details examples of citizen journalism shared at October’s We Media conference, held at the New York headquarters of The Associated Press. Examples included photo sharing, critiques of the newspaper itself, personal journalism. The concerns: accuracy, reputation and liability. Examples are OhMyNews (Korea – english version) and OurMedia.org (US). JD Lasica, who co-founded OurMedia.org, observed that these enterprises require rethinking "the entire traditional news process, and that’s hard for news organizations to do."

Written by Kathy E. Gill

Digital evangelist, speaker, writer, educator. Transplanted Southerner; teach newbies to ride motorcycles! @kegill

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The Seattle PI details examples of citizen journalism shared at October’s We Media conference, held at the New York headquarters of The Associated Press. Examples included photo sharing, critiques of the newspaper itself, personal journalism. The concerns: accuracy, reputation and liability. Examples are OhMyNews (Korea – english version) and OurMedia.org (US). JD Lasica, who co-founded OurMedia.org, observed that these enterprises require rethinking "the entire traditional news process, and that’s hard for news organizations to do."

Written by Kathy E. Gill

Digital evangelist, speaker, writer, educator. Transplanted Southerner; teach newbies to ride motorcycles! @kegill

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