Saturday, April 30, 2011
Press Freedom Day Notes Impact of 'Citizen Journalists'
VOAVideo: Press Freedom Day Notes Impact of 'Citizen Journalists'
Next week, in Washington, the United Nations will mark World Press Freedom Day. This year's event comes at a time when social media, mobile phones and the Internet are playing an increasing role in giving a voice to the voiceless. And as recent events in the Middle East and North Africa have shown, online or so called citizen journalists are having a big impact. VOA's William Ide has more.