Where does news come from?

When should your experience, opinion or allegation become part of the story?

Why has journalism become democratised and how does that change the story?

We’re here to investigate how and why traditional news platforms are ever-more eager to use their audiences as more than just consumers. We’ll be looking out for new developments in user-generated content in print and broadcast journalism here in the UK and further afield. With our ears to the ground, we’ll find out what value your two pence actually has in the deliberations of the editor’s office. Where does the money now lie? We’re here to find out.

Written and maintained by Emily Archer, Caron Bell, Rebecca Bell, Harriet Bird, Sam Bradley and Lucy Towers, MA journalism students at City University.

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