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New Media Women Entrepreneurs Grants Given

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

This was announced today: Three entrepreneurial news ideas were selected from 190 entries as the winners of $10,000 each in the first McCormick Foundation New Media Women Entrepreneurs competition:

Echo, a system of public storytelling installations in Atlanta. Led by Lila King and Karyn Lu, movers behind CNN’s user-generated site
Latina Voices, a news site for [...]

Amy Gahran Outlines Journalism’s Future

Saturday, November 17th, 2007

Amy Gahran has an excellent outline of the ties between mainstream journalism and participatory journalism and their futures.  Here are some of the outline headings: 
What’s the point of news? Why do people want & need news? What do people do with news? Breaking out of the story format. Where do we go from here?
It is worth [...]