The explosion of the Internet has, yes, bring a lot of of advantages to our lives. Thanks to the Internet, we have Facebook, Twitter, blogosphere, and so on. They are not only communication platforms, they have developed into information sources. They create a generation that we call “citizen journalism”. The formula to become a “journalist” nowadays is very simple:
With the assistance of the Internet, we are no longer dependent on mainstream media source, which is pretty slow and biased. Citizen journalism appears as a more outstanding version of journalism in speed and fairness. It doesn’t mean it is fairer, but it conveys various points of view about one topic, therefore, consumers have more chances to views the problem from various angle and hence, create their owns.