“The internet gives journalists access to citizen voices that are new and fresh, and therefore has a democratising effect,” says Nils G. Indahl in an interview with The Hindu newspaper. He had organised a workshop on Latest techniques in Internet search at the Asian College of Journalism (ACJ) in Chennai.
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