Thesis title: "The Social Responsibility Of Citizen Journalism In Its Treatment Of some Egyptian Family Issues And In What Extent do Their Credibility For University Youth"
Research locality: Department of Educational Media - Faculty of Specific Education - University of Benha.
The present study aims at identifying the social responsibility of Citizen Journalism in addressing some of the issues of the Egyptian family and its credibility with the university youth. This study is considered descriptive because it depends on the sample survey methodology; the analytical study is conducted on a sample of the Citizen Journalism represented in "The seventh Day page - the Citizen Journalism on the social networks (Facebook), Egypt today blogs on the website of Egypt today "In the period from 1/1/2017 to 31/12/2017. Field study is applied on a random sample of (400) male and female from (Cairo and Benha) universities in the period from 21/3/2018 to 19/4/2018. The study uses content analysis form and questionnaire form as tools for data collection.
The study reaches a number of results, including:
1. The respondents have affirmed that (moral commitment) and (accuracy and immediacy in the transfer of information) are ones of the most important elements of credibility that should be available in the citizen's press, while the analytical results illustrate that (relying on personal experience) and (Linking the arguments to the point of view) are the most important conditions of honesty and objectivity achieved in the Citizen Journalism sample study.
2. The validity of the hypothesis that "there are no statistically significant differences between the respondents in their evaluation of the degree of credibility of Citizen Journalism according to the demographic variables.