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

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Karin Deutsch Karlekar

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Courtney Radsch

Central European University (CEU) - Center for Media, Data and Society; American University, School of International Service, Students; Council on Foreign Relations (CFR); Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA)

Date Written: July 1, 2012

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Deutsch Karlekar, Karin and Radsch, Courtney, Adapting Concepts of Media Freedom to a Changing Media Environment: Incorporating New Media and Citizen Journalism into the Freedom of the Press Index (July 1, 2012). ESSACHESS Journal for Communication Studies, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2012, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2161601

Karin Deutsch Karlekar

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

Courtney Radsch (Contact Author)

Central European University (CEU) - Center for Media, Data and Society ( email )

Oktober 6. u. 7.
Nador u.9.
Budapest, Budapest 1051
Hungary

American University, School of International Service, Students ( email )

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Washington, DC
United States

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) ( email )

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Washington, DC 20006
United States

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Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) ( email )

1025 F Street NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20001
United States

HOME PAGE: http://https://www.cima.ned.org/

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