CNN launches citizen journalism site

by admin August 1, 2006 at 11:19 am

CNN has added a ‘citizen journalism’ section to its website that features user-submitted video, audio, articles and graphics.

Called CNN Exchange, the site lets people upload submissions and also interact with the site’s news reports, commentaries and polls.

Mitch Gelman, senior vice president and executive producer for, said: “User-generated content has the potential to play a pivotal role in journalism whether it’s online or offline. With CNN Exchange, we’ve essentially created a one-stop shop for users to share their contributions with other internet users, as well as to weigh in on the day’s most pressing news.”

Read more: Web User