Citizen journalism has won a new, powerful editor. In fact, it might be the largest editor of all.
YouTube now curates a news feed to organize and showcase newsworthy videos uploaded on its site. The YouTube News Feed is a joint project with the University of California at Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism.
Starting this summer, the CitizenTube website says it will stream constant video and focus on three priorities: strong visuals, breaking news and unorthodox mediums.
This is great news for citizen journalism for two reasons.