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Constantly correcting content – like what you find on Wikipedia – has got people all shook up. From www.shutterstock.com

Why it’s time the world embraced Wikipedia

Wikipedia is frequently considered an unacceptable and unreliable source of information. It's also constantly correcting – and isn't that what content should strive to do?
In the aftermath of disasters like the Boston marathon bombing, footage from citizen journalists is sometimes the ‘only option’. marsmettn tallahassee/Flickr

User-generated content: media can learn from the ‘Wild West’

User-generated content has become “a central element of the news gathering process,” says the controller of BBC World (English) Richard Porter, in a recently-released international study by the US-based…

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