Citizen Media Spread News about Haitian Earthquake
January 15, 2010 | From the field | Journalism & Media

MacArthur grantee Global Voices, a worldwide community of more than 200 bloggers, is maintaining a special page with information about events in Haiti. The page translates and aggregates tweets and blogs from ordinary citizens in the country. The site also links to an interactive map of crisis information built by MacArthur grantee Ushahidi, coverage by the nation’s mainstream media, and articles about the impact of citizen media on relief efforts.

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