Citizen reports can bring context, nuance and a broader range of voices to the news. But most newsrooms could do more to engage the public in stories.
Nearly 200 indigenous farmers in remote villages are using cell phones to report on land grabbing, illegal logging and illicit land clearing.
How the Video Volunteers organization trains new reporters in shooting, editing and reporting to expose corruption and government neglect across 24 Indian states.
The Knight News Challenge-winning platform Poderopedia releases its Plug & Play version.
Journalists and technologists are collaborating to bring sensor reporting, crowdsourcing, mapping and more to coverage of the environment.
The women's media network World Pulse has released a slew of tipsheets for citizen journalists. Topics range from ethics to effective use of social media.
Verifying photos is a vital practice. But increasingly, when it's not possible to confirm with someone on the ground, a machine can help.
These apps and platforms make it easier for people to access quality information and participate in the news ecosystem.
Citizens collecting data about the environment are giving scientists a richer trove of information to study. Here's how journalists should play a part in projects like this.
These videos offer a snapshot of modern journalism, on topics that range from verifying social media content to investigating government corruption.
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