“Citizen Journalism” Trend in the Context of Information Society
Along with the rapid development of science and technology, mankind has witnessed the remarkable “explosion” of the mass media. The emergence of the internet, social media, and web 2.0 has given birth to a new generation of audiences, who are transformed from the “mute recipient of news” into the active distributor and disseminator of information to other people and even the media. Spreading news is not the exclusive task of journalists anymore. This is possible because of popular equipment such as mobile phones, tablets, digital cameras, etc. Media researchers address this new generation of audience as “citizen journalism” or “citizen journalist”.
New Opportunities for the International Communist Movement with Major Changes Unseen in A Century – The Development Report of the International Communist Movement from 2019 to 2020
Abstract: In 2019, the communist parties in various countries commemorated the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist International in various ways and discoursed the possibility of international alliances in the new era. In socialist countries, China solemnly celebrated the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the May Fourth Movement and the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. Vietnam, Cuba, Laos, and North Korea continued to promote reforms and lay out new developments through the revision of constitutions and the establishment of legislation. Most of the non-ruling communist parties tried to change their strategies of struggle. Meanwhile, socialist thoughts also rose in Europe and America. However, in the context of the rise of the “New Cold War” mentality, the developments of most western communist parties are still on a downward path. In 2020, with the spread of COVID-19, the superiority of the socialist system was further manifested, and the concept of building a community with a shared future for mankind became more popular.
Abstract: The press and media play the central role in the context of globalization. The information in the press and media becomes important to all areas of life. Research on journalism, global communication in social and international relations adds important insights to the study of politics and sociology. The increasingly global influence of contents requires the press- media to understand and embrace global trends. Besides, the press-media also face difficulties in connecting information and adapting to cultural diversity.
Abstract: External journalism is being strongly influenced by the fourth technological revolution. A paradigm shift emerges in a manner that makes communicators change their awareness and ways of approaching the public with a new messages, new channels, and perception of a new generation of audience. These challenges require the system of external journalism to actively innovate, especially in the field of journalists’ training.
Abstract: The current international integration is making countries, including Vietnam, pay attention and focus on developing human resources, especially high-quality human resources to develop the country. Publishing is a specialized industry with high specialization, requiring qualified human resources and good working capacity. With the development of information and digital technology today, the issue of human resource is playing a central role. Publishing industry is not an exception. Moreover, its human resources need to be of higher quality than many other industries to meet the requirements of development. The article analyzes the influencing factors and solutions to develop human resources of publishing industry in the context of deeper and broader integration.
Abstract: The 13th Party Congress proposed "Innovating the contents and methods of communication and mobilization; effectively using mass media and social networks in a practical direction; strengthening national consensus and people's trust in the Party, State and the socialist regime"(1). With the desire to bring the Resolution of the 13th Party Congress into daily life, the article focuses on clarifying a number of related concepts, context, requirements, solutions and some recommendations to enhance the use of social networks in Vietnam’s political communication in the upcoming time.