In this book chapter, “Crowdsourcing in Open Journalism: Benefits, Challenges, and Value Creation,” published in the Routledge Companion to Digital Journalism Studies (2017), pp. 185-193, I examine the role of the online crowds for sourcing information and resources in journalism. I introduce a framework for analyzing the value of crowdsourcing as an open journalistic practice. You can download the chapter from the link below, or access the whole book here.
- Crowdsourcing in Open Journalism: Benefits, Challenges, and Value Creation
- Motivation Factors in Crowdsourced Journalism: Social Impact, Social Change, and Peer Learning
- The impact of crowdfunding on journalism: Case study of Spot.Us, a platform for community-funded reporting
- Crowdsourcing as a Knowledge Search Method in Digital Journalism: Ruptured Ideals and Blended Responsibility
- The Role of Crowdfunding as a Business Model in Journalism: A Five-Layered Model of Value Creation