This new book includes a chapter co-authored by Treepon Kirdnark, an alum of our MA program, on Thailand’s Red Shirt Uprising and YouTube. Other chapters cover social media and dissent in countries ranging from Cuba to Georgia and, of course, a number of pieces on the Arab Spring by authors such as Catherine Cassara and Lara Lengel, Sadaf Ali and Shahira Fahmy, Elizabeth Iskander and Mina Monir, Naila Hamdy and Lindsey Conlin and more.
Fourteen student journalists from four continents speaking five languages (Arabic, Chinese, Danish, English, Spanish and Urdu) will cover downtown Los Angeles’ car-free event, CicLAvia, Sunday Oct. 7.
Follow them at @PopUpNewsroom, popupnews.tumblr.com, and pinterest.com/popupnewsroom/
My book is now available for pre-order on Amazon. I’m especially pleased that it features a geographical range of researchers – from Egypt to South Africa to Taiwan.
Part 1: Citizen Journalism: Complement or Threat to Professional Journalism?
Part 2: Citizen Journalism: Should Quality Matter?
Part 3: When Citizen Journalism Promotes a Point of View
Part 4: Participation and Access: Which Citizens’ Voices?
- US currently in an era of low levels of freedom of speech, AP case latest evidence: @ProfessorStory at Devol First Amendment Forum #csun 5 days ago
- Thanks for creating "Chinese Girls Don't Swear"! @SensuousGourmet: @guerrillareads @melissawall Thanks for coming, showing support, laughing 2 weeks ago
- Yes! Terrific documentary on Syrian women. RT @Brenda_L_Garcia: @LightInHerEyes loved it! Thank you for joining us today! We appreciate you! 3 weeks ago
- Looking forward to screening @LightInHerEyes documentary about Syrian women this afternoon at #CSUN with filmmakers @feltfilms @MeltzerJulia 3 weeks ago
- Congrats to our talented student @Brenda_L_Garcia who won an SPJ Mark of Excellence Award in Vegas http://t.co/bsbLvLpjik #csun 1 month ago