Special issue: Citizen Journalism in China

Global Media and China Volume 4, Number 1, March 2019

Special Issue: Citizen Journalism in China

Guest Editors: Xin Zeng, Stuart Allan, Savyasaachi Jain and An Nguyen

Introduction: New perspectives on citizen journalism — Xin Zeng, Savyasaachi Jain, An Nguyen and Stuart Allan

Is citizen journalism better than professional journalism for fact-checking rumours in China? How Weibo users verified information following the 2015 Tianjin blasts — Jing Zeng, Jean Burgess and Axel Bruns

Prosumers in a digital multiverse: An investigation of how WeChat is affecting Chinese citizen journalism — Yan Wu and Matthew Wall

User-generated news: Netizen journalism in China in the age of short video — Yu Xiang

How citizen journalists impact the agendas of traditional media and the government policymaking process in China — Yumeng Luo and Teresa M. Harrison

The professional boundaries of journalists in Hong Kong: Strategies of accepting and dismissing citizen journalists — Florin C Serban

Blurred boundaries: Citizens journalists versus conventional journalists in Hong Kong — Karoline Nerdalen Darbo and Terje Skjerdal


About Stuart Allan's personal blog

Stuart Allan is Professor of Journalism and Communication in the School of Journalism, Media and Culture (JOMEC) at Cardiff University, UK.
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