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Hear What Motivates Do-It-Yourself, Local Media Producers

Journalism That Matters participants discuss placeblogging experiences. Interested in making your own media and becoming what is now called a placeblogger? Listen as 12 folks, including me, provide first-hand information.

Here is what host Bill Densmore of the Media Giraffe Project writes:

What motivates people to launch a local online news community — a “placeblog” and what are their challenges, their successes, the opportunities, vision and passion which accompany this work? Twelve citizen-journalists — “placebloggers” — gathered on Friday, June 6, 2008, for a one-hour conversation at Minnesota Public Radio. Listen to the auto stream of their conversation here. Or download an MP3 podcast for offline listening. Moderated by Bill Densmore, director of the Media Giraffe Project at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

One Response to “Hear What Motivates Do-It-Yourself, Local Media Producers”

  1. astillero Says:

    ¿qué motiva a los periodistas ciudadanos?…

    En Bottup han aprovechado su año y medio de andadura para publicar un gran estudio que recopila las cifras de noticias publicadas por periodistas ciudadanos.