Citizen journalists make news around the world!

Karla Santos of Asia Media Form filed a report on on July 20, 2010 on how citizen journalists in the Philippines herald "a growing form of public participation in this country of 94 million people."

In her article she says that Stephen Quinn, associate professor of journalism at Deakin University in Australia, "points out the value of citizen journalism in times of breaking news and widespread coverage like the elections, where the mainstream media are unable to be everywhere at the same time."

Read her full report here:

Dr. Ross is the Catalyst-in-chief of the National Association of Citizen Journalists and the co-author of "Handbook of Citizen Journalsts."