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Citizen journalism valuable, useless, or dangerous? by Melissa Wall

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Published by International Debate Education Association in New York .
Written in English


  • Online journalism,
  • Social media,
  • Citizen journalism

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Edition Notes

StatementMelissa Wall, editor
LC ClassificationsPN4784.C615 C585 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25223697M
ISBN 109781617700408
LC Control Number2012005732

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