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Livestream: Changing Roles in Emerging News Ecology

Wednesday, June 4th, 2008

Joel Kramer is talking live at the Journalism that Matters discussion with Mike Tippet and Michelle Ferrier.  He says if his MinnPost project is a example for funding journalism enterprises then it is a “grim business model.”  The future is not real positive if we want a newsroom populated with professionals.
Update: June 5, 2008: I [...]

Meet Representative Journalism’s Advisory Board

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

Now that we have our Northfield, Minnesota Community Reporting Fellowship posted at, I am sure more people will be interested in knowing more about us. There are really three five parts to us now. The three of us who are overseeing the daily workings of the trial, our national advisory board, andour funding partner, our researcher and the [...]

Future of Journalism Embedded in Six Stories

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007

Today at Romenesko the future of journalism can be seen in six separate stories:
 Story 1: McClatchy Co., one of the nation’s biggest newspaper companies, reported sharply lower profit and revenue for its third quarter Tuesday and said it would take an accounting charge to reflect the poor conditions in the newspaper business and its falling share [...]

Can Joel Kramer’s Caring Spirit Save Quality Journalism?

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007

Okay, I lived in Minnesota for 18 years and I am used to Minnesota generosity, the caring spirit, but what Joel Kramer, former editor and publisher of the Star Tribune, is doing is quite extraordinary. He is donating his time, talent and money in the hopes of ensuring that quality journalism thrives in Minnesota via MinnPost, an Internet based [...]