Citizen journalism | Update

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Nearly three years after we first featured OhmyNews, the South Korean online newspaper co-written by ordinary citizens, a similar venture has popped up in South-Africa. "For the people, by the people," is a news website written entirely by its readers, and publishes articles, images, audio and video they send in. Riding the wave of user-generated content, gives its readers the opportunity to determine what they regard as news, and to raise issues that might not make it into mainstream media. Payment for a published story is around ZAR 25 (USD 4.15 / EUR 3.25), or more if it…

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