Citizen Journalism In Digital Era: Society’s Point Of View And Its Impact On Democracy

Parameswari, Puti (2018) Citizen Journalism In Digital Era: Society’s Point Of View And Its Impact On Democracy. In: Open society conference, social and political challenges in industrial revolution 4.0 (BNBB), 15 November 2018, UTCC.

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Abstract

This paper highlight the power behind society’s point of view in transforming information and spreading democracy through citizen journalism in the digital era. This research aims to understand society’s point of view that captured in the citizen journalism. The rapid growth of information technology and digital media leads to a big changing of the way people use their own social network. At first, digital media used to be a platform that work like a personal diary,where people can share, comment and post anything they like to. Then, digital media particularly social media is more beneficial and even it become people’s source of living. Various new jobs based on digital society appear, one of them is Citizen Journalist. Citizen journalism play some role in the dynamics of political situation, as seen on Arab Spring and Occupy Wall Street. Citizen journalism also play prominent role in developed countries, such as United States, France, Germany, and China. In the modern world, citizen journalism is a powerful device in order to build an open and democracy society. Moreover, this study analyzes the role and impact of citizen journalism as tools in transforming knowledge, bridging inequality and even to the extend in delivering modern democracy.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information (ID): ocs-2018-29.pdf
Uncontrolled Keywords: citizen, journalism, media, information, democracy
Subjects: 000 Generalities > 070-079 Journalism, News Media, Publishing (Jurnalisme, Media Berita, Penerbitan) > 070.4 Journalism (Jurnalisme, Jurnalistik, Pers)
300 Social Science > 320-329 Political and Government Science (Ilmu Politik dan Pemerintahan) > 321.8 Democratic Government (Pemerintahan Demokrasi)
Divisions: Prosiding Seminar > Seminar Nasional FHISIP-UT 2018
Depositing User: AD Administrator
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2019 08:30
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2019 07:28
URI: http://repository.ut.ac.id/id/eprint/7981

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