Constructing a framework to enable an open source reinvention of journalism

Leonard Witt

Abstract


This article builds upon open source/open content literature and applications to develop a framework from which academics, citizens, critics, journalists and the media industry can collectively develop a sustainable model or models to save quality journalism — possibly by reinventing journalism as it has traditionally been defined. This article provides that framework, not so much as a theoretical construct, but rather as an annotated checklist to guide those interested in reinventing journalism.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/fm.v11i6.1338



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