Citizen Journalism? There’s an App for That

UK news outlet Sky News launches an iPhone app that includes an interface enabling citizen journalism—“simply fill out your location and contact details, along with some comments on the news and a picture, and off it goes to Sky.” The app is free…but only at the UK and Ireland’s iTunes Store.

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Megan Garber is an assistant editor at the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. She was formerly a CJR staff writer.