Journalism as a Conversation

Min, Jean K.
December 2005
Nieman Reports;Winter2005, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p17
The article focuses on the citizen reporters of the Korean news organization OhmyNews. For many young rebellious Koreans, who were generally ignored by the conservative mainstream media, Ohmynews was a godsend. These young Koreans discovered that it is more sensible to write for a news media with a strong national brand and presence in the news market than expressing their anger through a blog. Reflecting on the example of OhmyNews, it is apparent that news media is becoming the real content on the Web.


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