1. The story of “Citizen reporter” in Korea
1.2. “Every citizen is a reporter”
1.3. In 2000, it started with 70 citizen reporters and now has more than 35,000.
1.4. A micro-payment system enables citizen reporters to make money by receiving “tips” from their readers.
1.5. More than 80% of the content of Ohmynews comes from citizen reporter.
1.6. More than 1 million people visit Ohmynews
1.7. “Citizen reporter” project in Japan: Janjan
2. Traditional journalism vs. grassroots journalism
2.1. One way vs. Two way communication
2.2. Elitist vs. grassroots
2.3. Centralized vs. dispersed
2.4. Authority (objectivity, accuracy, …) vs. Interactive democracy
2.5. “Objective” vs. Subjective
2.6. A book: We the media
3. Blog culture
3.1. What is blog?
3.2. DIY culture
Newspaper should really worry
3.3. It is very popular in China and Taiwan
3.4. In China, it’s a news channel alternative to mainstream media monopolized by governments.
3.5. In Taiwan, it becomes a culture of youth (明日報).
3.6. Some Hong Kong bloggers
3.7. A useful tool: bloglines
4.1. A small project in Hong Kong.
4.2. A post-July 1 product.
4.3. The incident of Commercial Radio
-Lack of DIY culture, such as blogger
-HK internet culture: over-communication
-HK young people are not willing to write news or comments.
-Our media consumption is still dominated by mainstream newspaper, radio and TV channels.
Farrell, Henry and Drezner, Daniel W. (Aug. 2004). The Power and Politics of Blogs
Blogs in the third world