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dc.contributor.authorHanska Ahy, Maximillianen
dc.contributor.authorShapour, Roxannaen
dc.date.accessioned2016-03-03T15:12:55Z
dc.date.available2016-03-03T15:12:55Z
dc.date.issued2013-02
dc.identifier.citationHänska M, and Shapour R (2013) Who’s Reporting the Protests? Converging practices of citizen journalists and two BBC World Service newsrooms, from Iran’s election protests to the Arab uprisings”, Journalism Studies 14(1), pp. 29-45en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2086/11582
dc.descriptionThe file attached to this record is the authors version. The final publisher's version can be found by following the DOI link.en
dc.description.abstractThe 2009 protests in Iran and the 2011 Arab uprisings took place in complex and fast evolving media ecologies. The BBC's Persian and Arabic language services, which reach millions, drew heavily on content created by ordinary citizens to cover events. This paper traces the flow of this content through the news process to examine how collaboration between newsrooms and citizen journalists changed from 2009 to 2011. The article argues that participation in the news process hinges on the congruence between newsroom practices, and the practices of those producing content on the streets. Such congruence requires mutual knowledge of broadcasting requirements. It finds that by 2011 journalists felt more comfortable and effective integrating user-generated content (UGC) into their news output. Importantly, UGC creators appear to have taken on board the broadcaster's editorial requirements, making them savvier content creators.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherRutledgeen
dc.subjectArab Springen
dc.subjectIranen
dc.subjectnewsroomen
dc.subjectparticipatory journalismen
dc.subjectprotest movementsen
dc.subjectuser-generated content (UGC)en
dc.titleWho's Reporting the Protests? Converging practices of citizen journalists and two BBC World Service newsrooms, from Iran's election protests to the Arab uprisingsen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1461670X.2012.657908
dc.researchgroupMedia Discourse Groupen
dc.peerreviewedYesen
dc.funderN/Aen
dc.projectidN/Aen
dc.researchinstituteMedia Discourse Centre (MDC)en


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