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How Much Local Journalism Is There? Start Counting Now

Monday, March 30th, 2009

Jay Rosen is asking that people go to their local newspapers and actually count the number of local stories that appear. He is keeping count here.
Here is background from Rosen:
Let’s find out what the printed newspaper on the local level has been able to deliver recently, so we know in rough, round terms [...]

Jay Rosen Video on Power of Social Media and His Magic Fact

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

Jay Rosen in the video below quotes Karl Marx: A revolution is when the means of production changes hands. Well in publishing that’s what happened. The means of production changed hands.
Rosen’s magic fact is built on: The falling costs of people with the same interests to meet each other, share information, collaborate and [...]

Remember When You Could Hear Jay Rosen Speak for Free?

Sunday, January 11th, 2009

Maybe I should title this Public Journalism Advocate Makes Good, While Traditional Journalists Don’t.
Who would have thought that a public journalism scholar, now a citizen media scholar could sit on a panel that commands a $75 ticket? Check out: Journalists and Social Media: Sources, Skills, and the Writer: A panel discussion with Jay Rosen [...]

Horse Race Presidential Campaign Coverage Alive and Well

Sunday, October 12th, 2008

The New York Times Public Editor Clark Hoyt uses a standard public journalism critique of The New York Times and the news media as a whole when he writes about the 2008 presidential election coverage’s horse race mentality. He writes in his column:
Through Friday, of 270 news articles published in The Times about the election [...]

Jay Rosen on the Ethics of Blogging

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

Jay Rosen recently gave a speech entitled: If Blogging Had No Ethics, Blogging Would Have Failed
(But It Didn’t. So Let’s Get a Clue).
You can see the video here and his notes and other comments here at PressThink.