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citizen journalism

noun
1.
the involvement of non-professionals in reporting news, especially in blogs and other websites
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noun

a non-professional reporter of news, esp. on the Internet

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The modern citizen journalist movement emerged after journalists themselves began to question the predictability of their coverage of such events as the 1988 U.S. presidential election.

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by 1842

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