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Threading the exploitation needle

Steve Outing has a good column in Editor & Publisher on how news organizations can use citizen journalists to deepen their local coverage without it necessarily turning into just a source of free labor. Outing’s solution: stringer fees (remember those?), free admission to events that folks wanted to attend anyway and the like.

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1 Comment

  1. Observer

    Here’s a web site which solicits such stories, and pays for them via PayPal after clicks or pick-ups –

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