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Where is the business model for citizen journalism?

Quinn, Stephen and Quinn-Allan, Deirdre 2008, Where is the business model for citizen journalism?, Australian journalism review, vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 75-84.

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Title Where is the business model for citizen journalism?
Author(s) Quinn, Stephen
Quinn-Allan, Deirdre
Journal name Australian journalism review
Volume number 30
Issue number 2
Start page 75
End page 84
Total pages 10
Publisher Journalism Education Association
Place of publication St Lucia, Qld.
Publication date 2008-12
ISSN 0810-2686
Summary Citizen journalism is not stealing much of the audience from traditional journalism. To date, it has failed to find a viable business model in the sense that it does not pay for itself. Yet it threatens traditional journalism because it has the potential to fragment audiences. That means that traditional journalism is going to have to revise its values and practices. The most likely scenario is a coming together of professional journalism and user-generated content and comment. Even so, the same dilemma confronts all forms of journalism: how to access financial support for "quality ".
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Language eng
Field of Research 190301 Journalism Studies
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
HERDC collection year 2008
Copyright notice ©2008, Journalism Education Association
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30016815

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