Dienstag, August 07, 2007

Chinas Xinhua Dives Into Citizens Reporting

Fons Tuinstra writes

The Chinese state news agency Xinhua as a nice go (at China Daily) at the phenomena of "citizen reporting" and gives a fairly solid overview of the conundrums in the collaboration between unpaid volunteers and professional news organizations. They conveniently ignore that apart from grabbing a camera and getting footage for the traditional TV-stations, those citizens can also start their own broadcasting station for little costs. But otherwise it covers the main issues pretty well ...

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@Fons:
Don't worry, quite a few Chinese citizen do know ...