In this article I examine how crowdsourcing works as a knowledge search method in investigative journalism. I also show crowdsourcing creates ruptures to traditional journalistic norms, practices and ideals. The article was published in Digital Journalism, and you can access it below or here.
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In this book chapter, published in “Crowdfunding the Future: Media Industries, Ethics and Digital Society”, I provide a framework for analyzing crowdfunding as a business model in journalism. The framework helps us examine the value crowdfunding produces to professional journalism. Full citation: Aitamurto, T. (2015) The role of crowdfunding as a business model in journalism: A five-layered […]
How do crowdsourcing and co-creation affect readers’ relationship to a publication? How do traditional journalistic practices change in an established lifestyle magazine, when open journalistic practices, like crowdsourcing, are deployed? This article addresses those questions, and you can read the article below.