How the Colorado Media Scene Has Changed…

This is a topic we visit in Ch. 5 of the book, so we were delighted to see this great analysis by Poynter on the state of journalism in the Rockies, which highlights a lot of the themes we discuss. This is a great resource for bringing the discussion right up to the moment!

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Defining (citizen) journalism in China

Described in The New York Times as a “muckraker” and “professed citizen journalist whose freelance campaign against graft has earned him pop-star acclaim and sent a chill through Chinese officialdom,” Zhu Ruifeng is not only challenging the Chinese authorities but some definitions of journalism as well. Is this blogger an advocate, a journalist, something else? If he were practicing in the United States, would we think about his actions differently?

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