Have you heard about citizen journalism?
This is the concept of average people writing the news in the internet.
In some parts of the United States, the idea of citizen journalism is boosted by the widespread popularity of blogging and the series of scandals by well known journalists that destroyed public confidence to the mainstream media.
Although there are questions as to its business viability as regular source of income some advocates of this non-traditional journalism have already put up companies that promise payment for article submitted.
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In a way, we Pinoy bloggers can also become citizen journalists without having to go around for scoop news. We can write about our neighborhood, such as away ng magkakapitbahay, busted street lights, illegal parking, baradong manholes and even huweteng.
The global pinoys can write news about the host country.
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