‘turns its back’ on citizen journalism

Alfred Hermida reports that has ‘turned its back’ on citizen journalism with a move to more professionalised content.

“Vancouver-based used to describe itself as the ‘only news site in the world dedicated to First Person, citizen-authored journalism.'”

Now, however, changes have been made to ‘further professionalise the site, focus its newsworthy content, create and enforce a viable business model and keep pace with Web 2.0 standards,’ says Orato’s founder, Sam Yehia.

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