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Free Download: We the Media: Grassroots Journalism by the People, for the People

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Here's a terrific resource, available for download in PDF format at the online store on O'Reilly Media's website: http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/wemedia/book/index.csp.

You'll find all sorts of information about open source and Web 2.0 projects there, but this is THE place to start for in-depth exploration of current trends in online journalism.

Thanks for the tip, Rhyen ;)

--mj

We the Media, by Dan Gillmor
First Edition July 2004
Pages: 320
(Available chapter by Chapter)

Table of contents

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Table of Contents
Introduction

Chapter 1: From Tom Paine to Blogs and Beyond
Chapter 2: The Read-Write Web
Chapter 3: The Gates Come Down
Chapter 4: Newsmakers Turn the Tables
Chapter 5: The Consent of the Governed
Chapter 6: Professional Journalists Join the Conversation
Chapter 7: The Former Audience Joins the Party
Chapter 8: Next Steps
Chapter 9: Trolls, Spin, and the Boundaries of Trust
Chapter 10: Here Come the Judges (and Lawyers)
Chapter 11: The Empires Strike Back
Chapter 12: Making Our Own News

Source:
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