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The Failure in Crowd-Sourcing News Photos

Posted by on Wednesday November 14, 2012 | Media, Photojournalism

At a time of cost cutting for media budgets, lots of news organizations imagine that user-generated content can fill the void. But the recent failure of crowd-sourced news photos of Hurricane Sandy, and the shortage of coverage of other climate change-fueled disasters around the world, demonstrate how far we are from truly democratizing the medium... More