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Crowdsourcing News

David Kaplan

10-Jan-16 10:00

Crowdsourcing News

Citizen journalists have begun playing a notable role in today's news reporting. Readers have become more interactive and aware of current issues and use tools such as videos, pictures and social media to give them a voice. But is citizen journalism a good value add to news reports and is it capable of shaping public opinion? We speak to David Kaplan, the Executive Director of Global Investigative Journalism Network to find out the role of people who have a camera phone and access to internet , just at the right place and right time.

Here are the segments of the episode:

Asia Calling 1: Nepal's earthquake victims lured into prostitution
Asia Calling 2: Hong Kong's endangered fish species
Crowdsourcing News

This episode was produced by Aisyah Tajuddin, Sharyl Kaur, Aziff Azuddin, and Muhammad Haniff Baharudin.

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Tags:  citizen journalismsocial mediahong kongGIJNNepal EarthquakeMedia, Marketing, AdvertisingPolitics, Current Affairs

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