Media and Information Literacy: Citizen Journalism

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What is the primary role of the media in educating the public?

Setting the agenda for public discourse

Which technology takes advantage of the user's sense of touch by applying force, vibrations, and motions to the user?

Haptics technology

What technology can be used to detect a person's health or emotional state through voice and tone recognition?

Voice and tone recognition

What is the future technology that will be useful for local councils to alert responsible teams about street-based issues?

Intelligent routing to devices

What type of technology measures eye positions and movements for analysis through computer applications?

Eye tracking technology

What is the definition of citizen journalism?

The act of collecting, reporting, analyzing, and disseminating news by citizens

What distinguishes citizen journalism from mainstream journalism?

It functions outside mainstream media institutions and uses different sources of legitimacy

What is the primary objective of citizen journalism?

To respond to shortcomings in professional journalism

What do citizens employ in the instance of citizen journalism?

Press tools they have in their possession

What is one of the powers of media and information mentioned in the text?

Providing a platform for the dissemination of information to the public

Study Notes

Media and Technology

  • The primary role of the media is to educate the public.

Haptic Technology

  • Haptic technology takes advantage of the user's sense of touch by applying force, vibrations, and motions to the user.

Emotion Recognition Technology

  • Emotion recognition technology can be used to detect a person's health or emotional state through voice and tone recognition.

Future Technology for Local Councils

  • The future technology that will be useful for local councils to alert responsible teams about street-based issues is IoT (Internet of Things) sensors.

Eye-Tracking Technology

  • Eye-tracking technology measures eye positions and movements for analysis through computer applications.

Citizen Journalism

  • Citizen journalism is a form of journalism where citizens play an active role in the process of collecting, reporting, analyzing, and disseminating news.
  • Citizen journalism is distinguished from mainstream journalism by its non-professional, participatory, and decentralized nature.
  • The primary objective of citizen journalism is to promote transparency, accountability, and civic engagement.
  • Citizens employ social media, blogs, and other online platforms in the instance of citizen journalism.

Power of Media and Information

  • One of the powers of media and information is the ability to educate and raise awareness about social issues.

Test your knowledge on citizen journalism and its role in gathering, reporting, and disseminating news and information. Explore the concept of citizens playing an active role in providing independent, reliable, and accurate information.

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