Working with 12 Australian South Sea Islanders to tell their stories of what the 150th anniversary means.
I approached CitizenJ for an internship last April, as I had always been interested in grassroots community organisations and the ways they tackle coverage of social issues.
The Citizen is a user-generated publication that accepts news and feature stories. CitizenJ newsroom coordinator Ursula Skjonnemand speaks to the editor-in-chief.
A research project funded through the CitizenJ Experiments Fund seeks to find out what makes CitizenJ tick.
I think it’s about time we established some news values for CitizenJ!
A panel of senior journalists discuss the balance of ratings versus responsibility for the Walkley Media Talks, hosted by CitizenJ at the State Library of Queensland.
Tomorrow night’s Walkley Media Talk will bring together senior journalists from The Project, 4BC and The Courier-Mail.
Last Tuesday night was CitizenJ’s first Intro to Interviewing workshop, held in the CitizenJ newsroom. After a spirited discussion about different interviewing styles we like and dislike, the workshop participants picked up the Zoom recorders and interviewed each other. CitizenJ contributor Minh McCloy interviewed fellow contributor, Jameela Al-Nakkas. Jameela is from Kuwait and is studying veterinary science at UQ. She runs a blog called Ine*vet*able Fate about her studying experiences. You can sign up to the next Intro to Interviewing workshop here. Here’s a guide on how to use the Zoom recorders. CitizenJ have some Zoom recorders available for you to borrow – just fill out our equipment booking form. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0… Read More →
The credibility we gain is key to republication opportunities and the growth of our audience. But as we are learning, this has to be tempered with the authenticity of citizen journalism.
Exploring the opportunities and challenges provided by a raft of new communication tools and applications.