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Calling Tampa Bay Citizen Journalists – Support Gannett NOW

Friday, July 11th, 2008

Tampa Bay’s 10 screams out with great enthusiam:
Tampa Bay’s 10 is looking for twenty people around the Bay area to help us with a special project. We will teach twenty lucky people how to shoot a video camera, and how to get the video to us here at the station.
And not only THAT, there [...]

NAA White Paper Gives Overview of Citizen Journalism

Tuesday, April 8th, 2008

Mark Toner writes an interesting  white paper for the Newspaper Association of America entitled: Citizen Journalism and Newspaper Sites: The Revolution will be Uploaded. It is a fine overview of what is happening, and includes topics like Beatblogging, Citizen Witnesses, Social Media, Crowdsourcing, Teamsourcing and our own Representative Journalism.
Here are a few excerpts:
Steve Yelvington, strategist for Morris DigitalWorks, talking of citizen [...]

Gannett CEO on Elements of Innovation, Success

Tuesday, September 11th, 2007

In a staff memo on the success of USA Today and how it relates to the newspaper world today, Gannett CEO Craig Dubow writes:
 …innovation and transformation are all about: vision, hope, execution, pain, confusion, fear, failure, revision, excitement and then – only then – success.
He adds of the birth of USA Today 25 years ago:
…its [...]