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Public Journalism Links

Pew Center for Civic Journalism

The Center was the clearinghouse for most public journalism projects and research from 1994 to 2002. A wealth of information from all of those years.


Jay Rosen has been a leading figure in the reform movement known as “public journalism,” which calls on the press to take a more active role in strengthening citizenship, improving political debate and reviving public life.

Public Journalism Conference Papers

Academic papers produced for the Civic Journalism Interest Group given at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) conferences from 1997 to present.

Public Journalism Bibliography

A list of books and articles on public journalism compiled by the Poynter Institute.

Civic Journalism Interest Group

The web site for the Civic Journalism Interest Group of the AEJMC.

Zoned for Debate

New York University’s journalism faculty’s web forum on current issues in journalism. Especially interesting discussion on the future of journalism schools and particularly the Columbia Journalism School.

The Robert D. Fowler Distinguished Chair in Communication at Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw State University outside of Atlanta and the Fowler chair co-host the web site.

Minnesota Public Radio Civic Journalism Initiative

More than 20 archived civic journalism projects produced for radio from 1996 to 2003.