Friday, March 10, 2006

Dan Gillmor article on citizen journalists

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/4789852.stm Dan Gilmor, a leading pioneer in citizen journalism writes an article on citizen journalism and explains the new hi-tech tools which allow readers to become writers. In his article he is saying that the technology o the internet which is allowing citizens to become writers is having an impact on the modern society.

The tools of production he talks about are blogs, podcasts, wiki's, discussions, multiplayer games and mashups. These tools are increasing getting powerful as more people use them. His argument in the article is that the media is becoming democratised and global conversation is emerging.

http://www.dangillmor.com/ This is Dan Gilmor's homepage

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