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Frequently Asked Question about Becoming a Citizen Journalist (CJ)
Some of the most commonly asked questions about becoming a citizen journalist is answered below



Question 1:Who is a citizen journalist (CJ) ?

Answer: Citizen(s) who take up initiatives to share news and opinion with people across the world irrespective of their educational or professional background are termed as Citizen Journalist (s).
Question 2: What are the qualities of a citizen journalist(CJ) ?


Answer:  A citizen journalist does not require any specific qualities to start with. However, if you have courage and will to bring to light a lot many things that go unreported in media, if you know how to keep your mobile camera handy whenever you witness something newsy – you will make a great CJ.

Question 3: What do I need to become a citizen journalist(CJ)?


Answer:  An attitude to notice things around you and report it to million others via text or photo. Read our article on a few simple suggestions for a citizen journalist.
Whenever you have something interesting to report to the whole world, follow the steps below:
1.    Visit merinews.com from your computer or mobile
2.    Sign in to merinews.com
3.    Submit News

Question 4: Do I need to be good in writing for being a citizen journalist?

Answer: On merinews.com, every story that you submit is pre-screened by an in-house editorial team. So you need not worry about your writing skills. Our team will take care of spellings and grammar.

Question 5: Do I need to have a camera to become a citizen journalist?

Answer: Not necessarily. But having a camera or a mobile phone with camera helps in taking snaps of something you witness news worthy on the go.
 


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