Pear Video in China does video journalism without videojournalists; the ‘journalism’ is in the verification

11 June 2018 // AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: Source // No Comments

Co-founder Wei Xing at Pear Video's offices in Shanghai

The product of traditional media is limited. With Pear Video’s network of videographers we have many more sources, many more news topics. So that’s why we speak of decentralization. We could liberate the journalist’s work – they could focus on other things. But we try to combine both things, like in our fact-checking system. I don’t think technology itself could resolve this; we still need to apply the classic journalism concepts to verify the content.

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