Citizen Journalists

Panelists discussed the ways new technologies such as cell phones, digital cameras, and camcorders are allowing ordinary citizens to… read more

Panelists discussed the ways new technologies such as cell phones, digital cameras, and camcorders are allowing ordinary citizens to capture events, are affecting the gathering and reporting of news, and are creating constitutional and legal quandaries. Robert MacNeil moderated the discussion. After their presentations the panelists responded to audience members' questions.

“Citizen Witness” was the Second Annual William G. McGowan Forum on Communications, Technology, and Government presented by the Center for the National Archives Experience. close

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  • Burke, Thomas Vice Chairman American Bar Association->First Amendment Rights in the Digital Age Cmte.
  • Cochran, Barbara President Radio-Television News Directors Assn.
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Citizen Journalists

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Program ID:
195252-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 29, 2006
Last Aired:
Dec 30, 2006

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  • Dec 29, 2006 | 1:07pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 29, 2006 | 9:39pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 30, 2006 | 3:15am EST | C-SPAN 1
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