Too Bad, You’re A Journalist

Futurama Fry - not sure if that's a bird or citizen journalist

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Citizen Journalism is when private individuals do what professional reporters do; collect, report and analyze content. We ultimately have media sharing circuits at the touch of a finger and can easily distribute content becoming the driven force between the audience and event. This the  plays off McLuhan’s notion of “The medium is the message” whereby we are extending ourselves through converged platforms.

This meme outlines the way in which drones have enhanced the way citizen journalism functions, in the case of a burning car crash, the average citizen journalist may not get close. This gives drones the advantage to “shoot 4K footage and can maintain a stabilized hover at just about any altitude”

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