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Attend Placebloggers JTM Conference in Minneapolis

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

If you are looking to do community news online or have a placeblog, you might want to attend the Journalism that Matters Conference in Minneapolis –June 4-6, 2008.  I’ll be there and, in fact, this site will probably go mostly gray until then as I take a blogging break.

Here is more about the conference:
One [...]

Next Newsroom, Building Duke’s Campus Newsroom

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008

I am at Duke University to join the discussion defined here:  
 If you could build the ideal newsroom from scratch, what would it look like? We’re trying to help The Chronicle, the Duke University student newspaper, find an answer. Our project is being funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation  as part of the News Challenge Grant program.
Before we can [...]

Live Blogging the Birth of a Baby

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

On Sunday I wrote about this cool program Cover It Live that Robert Rhyne Armstrong used to live blog SoCon08. Later at our new SoCon08 Network site at Ning I asked him for more information about the program. He said that he used it to live blog the birth of his baby. Very neat, especially the ability [...]

SoCon08: See the Video, 300 photos, 58 Posts

Sunday, February 10th, 2008

Amani Channel, the man behind, was busy at our SoCon08 conference Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8-9, 2008 hosting a dinner table conversation, providing an afternoon workshop on video and, of course, what else…shooting a video of the conference. He is fast; he was uploading part of the event video as the conference progressed. So enough [...]

SoCon08 Starts Tonight

Friday, February 8th, 2008

I have been busy this week and will be busy throughout the weekend as SoCon08 starts tonight with a giant networking, big thinking, big eating dinner; we have filled the banquet room with 160 registrants, and tomorrow we have 281 registered for the full-day unconference on the campus of Kennesaw State University. Watch for the SoCon08 [...]