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It said, “The media law describes a journalist as a person who collects, disseminates and provide information to the media, based on a contract with the media, or who is a member of a journalists’ union.”
If you are a blogger, think about it. The description of the media law mentioned above gives you and idea on how to enjoy rights and protections that a journalist entitled to. The only difference is that you are a blogger and he is a journalist.
Now think about it again, if a journalist posses the ability to collect, disseminates and provide information to the media – you blogger can do it also. If the journalist is a member of a journalists’ union – you blogger can apply to become a member of a journalists’ union. The people behind a Journalists’ union are not purely journalists. Some of them are bloggers like you and I.
How to provide information to the media based on a contract?
The mechanic is as easy as 123 steps based from my experience. Don’t forget that you are a blogger but you can write as nice the way a journalist does. Sometimes a blogger could write even better than a journalist. If a journalist gathers, evaluate, distribute fact of current interest, and writes stories for print and electronic distribution often with the guidance of editors or producers – you bloggers can also enjoy them.
Check out the link to read more: The Media Law is Not Fair