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User Generated Diversity - Some Reflections on How to Improve the Quality of Amateur Productions

Communications and Strategies, pp. 55-77, 2010

23 Pages Posted: 19 Apr 2011  

Natali Helberger

University of Amsterdam - Institute for Information Law (IViR)

Andra Leurdijk

TNO Information and Communication Technology in Delft

Silvain De Munck

TNO Information and Communication Technology in Delft

Date Written: April 1, 2010

Abstract

The potential of user created content to make a meaningful contribution to media diversity is subject to debates. Central to these debates is the argument of the quality of amateur productions. This article will take a close look at this argument, and make some suggestions on how to improve the quality and utility of amateur productions with regard to the democratic functions of media.

Keywords: user created content, diversity, quality, strategies

JEL Classification: O00

Suggested Citation

Helberger, Natali and Leurdijk, Andra and De Munck, Silvain, User Generated Diversity - Some Reflections on How to Improve the Quality of Amateur Productions (April 1, 2010). Communications and Strategies, pp. 55-77, 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1809703

Natali Helberger (Contact Author)

University of Amsterdam - Institute for Information Law (IViR) ( email )

Kloveniersburgwal 48
1012 CX Amsterdam
Netherlands

HOME PAGE: http://www.ivir.nl

Andra Leurdijk

TNO Information and Communication Technology in Delft ( email )

Delft
Netherlands

Silvain De Munck

TNO Information and Communication Technology in Delft ( email )

Delft
Netherlands

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