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  • Tags: Citizen Journalism and Challenges in China

Internet population
On 6 August 1991, the World Wide Web became publicly available. Developed by the team of the European Organization for Nuclear Research and operated in hypertext, World Wide Web created the technological conditions for horizontal, global…
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Wechat App
WeChat is currently the most widely-used social media mobile application in China created by Tencent one of the internet technology conglomerates, and it functions for instant communication, social network, media production, e-business and customer…
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The typical VPN setup
A VPN (virtual private network) is an extension of a private intranet across a public network (the Internet) that ensures secure and cost-effective connectivity between the two communicating ends. The private intranet is extended with the help of…
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The cover story “Professor's Power" of the popular magazine Lifeweekin China
A series of graduate students’ suicides events took place in China in the first half of 2018, which triggered wide-spread discussions on Chinese social media websites. The breaking news was initially published by both traditional media institutions…
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Twitter surpassed by Weibo in active users
Twitter was founded in 2006 and gained a lot of popularity during the 2007 SXSW (South by Southwest) conference. As a social media platform, it allows communications among strangers all over the world to take place and has also spawned a number of…
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The evolution of telecommunication technologies
The third generation of wireless mobile telecommunications technology was the result of research and development work carried out by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in the early 1980s. The first 3G network was introduced in 1998 in…
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Morse Telegraph
Samuel Morse independently developed and patented a recording electric telegraph in 1837, which revolutionized long-distance communication by transmitting electrical signals over a wire laid between stations. The message embosses dots and dashes on a…
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Chinese people said goodbye to Google's leave.
As China ushered into the age of the Internet, the Great Firewall project was launched by the Chinese government and executed in mainland China in 1998, designed to block access to selected foreign websites and to slow down cross-border internet…
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First-ever televised sporting event<br />
Columbia vs. Princeton
As television history lifted its curtain when Columbia vs. Princeton became the first ever sports game on air, newspaper this major form of journalism encountered its second presumable decline (the first time is when radio was invented). Although…
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The official leader of CAC President Xi Jinping
The Central Internet Security and Informatization Commission (Chinese: 中央网络安全和信息化委员会), formerly known as the Central Leading Group for Internet Security and Informatization (Chinese: 中央网络安全和信息化领导小组) is a policy formulation and implementation body set…
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Electromagnetic waves
The term “radio” can refer to either the electronic appliance that we listen with, the content playing from it, or the telecommunication technology of wireless telegraph that amateur radio operators use. In any case, it all started with the discovery…
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Paperboy
In the 1830s, as printing technology and public literacy advanced, mass-circulation of cheap newspapers and magazines emerged and found its market among wider and less educated audience. 1833, Benjamin Day began selling copies of his New York Sun for…
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Operating the linotype machine
In the nineteenth century, typography developed rapidly in which process Linotype played a significant role. This machine was invented in 1884 by Ottmar Mergenthaler, a German immigrant, and was firstly utilized in the operation of the newspaper The…
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At the School of Journalism at Columbia University
In his will, Joseph Pulitzer leaves Columbia University $2 million to establish a graduate school of journalism, one of the first in the United States. He also bequeaths the funds for the establishment of the Pulitzer Prize. First awarded in 1917,…
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Founded in 1922 as a nonprofit professional organization, ASNE promotes fair, principled journalism, defends and protects First Amendment rights, and fights for freedom of information and open government. A year later, the society issued a code of…
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Forerunner of the Associated Press (AP) was organized by a group of American publishers in order to acquire news and information from Europe. Primarily, correspondents and news bureaus aggregated as members in this non-profit, cooperative and…
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Early BBS
The birth of social media this prerequisite of citizen journalism can date back to the age before the prevalence of World Wide Web. Developed in the 1970s, bulletin board systems, consisting of PCs, modems and the telephone line, were in many ways a…
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