Adapting Concepts of Media Freedom to a Changing Media Environment: Incorporating New Media and Citizen Journalism into the Freedom of the Press Index
ESSACHESS Journal for Communication Studies, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2012
12 Pages Posted: 16 Oct 2012
Date Written: July 1, 2012
The present article discusses how the new category of “citizen journalist” fits into the overall media environment and how the Freedom House Freedom of the Press methodology has been changed to incorporate this category.
Keywords: citizen journalist, Press methodology, new media, Freedom of the Press Index
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