citizen journalism

Wickr Foundation invests in Whistler, an app dedicated to helping activists and citizen reporters

Earlier today at the Oslo Freedom Forum, the Wickr Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to private communication and uncensored information, announced its first investment in a new secure co

Fresco News teams with FOX to bring citizen journalism to local newsrooms around the U.S.

Crowdsourced journalism startup Fresco News has just scored a notable partnership which will bring photo and video footage shot by ordinary citizens to several local Fox newsrooms around the U.S. Us

AP Takes A Stake In Bambuser, The Real-Time Mobile Video Service That Helps Eyewitnesses Tell Their Stories

<a target="_blank" href="">Bambuser</a>, the upstart mobile video service that has carved out a name for itself as a crucial tool for eyewitnesses to record and transmit footage of

Pew: YouTube Represents New Kind Of “Visual Journalism”

Consumers may think of YouTube as the go-to place for watching <a target="_blank" href="">funny cats</a>, <a href="

NewsiT Raises $500K To Gamify Crowd Journalism

Crowdsourced news platform <a href=""></a> just announced that it has raised $500,000 in seed funding. And, timed to match the beginning of South by Southwest, it's also

Reuters' N95-equipped toolkit for on-the-go reporters

As a well-respected, professional, hard-hitting technology journalist, I can appreciate what this kit has to — buwahahahaaaa!! I’m sorry, I couldn’t get though it all. Well-respected