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MySpace and Fox News Join Hands to Support Citizen Journalism

Posted by Vaibhav Kalamdani on April 21, 2009

myspace-fox-newsWith citizen journalism becoming a popular activity over Web (thanks to social media), MySpace invited its users to be a part of the activity by becoming volunteer ‘uReporters’. All that the users would need to do is supply news, images or videos that can be used at MySpace and Fox News Channel, a subsidiary of News Corp.

MySpace, which is also owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp., launched this feature in collaboration with Fox News to showcase journalism generated and contributed by common people. Citizen journalism works on the principle of collecting, reporting, analyzing and disseminating news and information by average citizens. Read the rest of this entry »

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