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We the Media Grassroots Journalism by the People, for the People

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ISBN-10: 0596102275

ISBN-13: 9780596102272

Edition: 2006

Authors: Dan Gillmor

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""We the Media, has become something of a bible for those who believe the online medium will change journalism for the better." -Financial Times Big Media has lost its monopoly on the news, thanks to the Internet. Now that it's possible to publish in real time to a worldwide audience, a new breed of grassroots journalists are taking the news into their own hands. Armed with laptops, cell phones, and digital cameras, these readers-turned-reporters are transforming the news from a lecture into a conversation. In "We the Media, nationally acclaimed newspaper columnist and blogger Dan Gillmor tells the story of this emerging phenomenon and sheds light on this deep shift in how we make -and…    
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/3/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 334
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Epigraph
Introduction
From Tom Paine to Blogs and Beyond
The Read-Write Web
The Gates Come Down
Newsmakers Turn the Tables
The Consent of the Governed
Professional Journalists Join the Conversation
The Former Audience Joins the Party
Next Steps
Trolls, Spin, and the Boundaries of Trust
Here Come the Judges (and Lawyers)
The Empires Strike Back
Making Our Own News
Epilogue and Acknowledgments
Web Site Directory
Glossary
Colophon