WorldViews: citizen journalism


Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 04/04/2012

Texas tornadoes: 6 citizen videos that capture the twisters’ destructive path

As a string of tornadoes tore through the Dallas region Tuesday, dozens of Texans became citizen journalists.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  08:53 AM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Texas, tornado, citizen journalism

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Are Syrian citizen journalists embellishing the truth?

A report from Channel 4 suggests some may be embellishing their footage to ensure the world takes notice.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  12:30 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Syria, citizen journalism, Channel 4

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 12/02/2011

Syria reportedly bans iPhone to stop flow of protest footage online

Syria has banned the iPhone in an attempt to stop the constant flow of images and video taken by citizens of the anti-government protests and shared online.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  05:13 PM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Syria, iPhone, citizen journalism