Drawing on the theory of reasoned action, this study examines direct and indirect effects of citizen journalism on civic participation. Through a quasi-experimental design, analyses show that citizen journalism practice has a direct effect on civic participation and enhances attitudes toward nonprofi t and voluntary organizations leading to volunteering and donating behavioral intentions.
Newspaper Research Journal
Nah, Seungahn; Namkoong, Kang; Record, Rachael; and Van Stee, Stephanie, "Citizen Journalism Practice Increases Civic Participation" (2017). Communication and Media Faculty Works. 6.