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Kennesaw State Gets $1.5 Million Gift to Advance Journalism

Saturday, February 7th, 2009

I am extremely pleased to announce that the Harnisch Foundation, thanks to its founder and president, Ruth Ann Harnisch, is providing the Kennesaw State University Foundation with a pledged gift of $1.5 million for me to start The Center for Sustainable Journalism here at the university.
Ruth Ann and I found each other thanks to [...] Rep J Founder Says Join Niche Movement

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008

Last week it was Spain today Representative Journalism gets attention in the United Kingdom, via, the go-to website for journalists in the UK. Here are couple of highlights from the Q&A done with me:
As mass journalism markets un-bundle and become niche markets, news operations – if they are to survive – will have to [...]

$250,000 Harnisch Gift Aimed at Journalism Innovation

Friday, December 19th, 2008

Yesterday, I promised the official press release on the $250,000 that the Harnisch Foundation presented to Kennesaw State University for our work aimed at journalism innovation.
Here it is:
Kennesaw State awarded $250,000 grant to advance community-based journalism
New business model envisioned to combat erosion of traditional news media
KENNESAW, Ga. (December 19, 2008) – Kennesaw State [...]

Harnisch Foundation Gives Kennesaw State $250,000 for Journalism Concept

Thursday, December 18th, 2008

I am very pleased to announce that this morning the Harnisch Foundation provided a $250,000 gift to Kennesaw State University to help advance my Representative Journalism concept.
Bill and Ruth Ann Harnisch awarded the check in New York this morning. The university will be putting out a formal press release, but I don’t want to get [...]

Knight Foundation Backs Facebook Youth News Experiment

Monday, December 15th, 2008

This from a Knight Foundation news release:
University of Minnesota researcher Christine Greenhow and Seattle-based news aggregator News Cloud will test new ways to engage youth in news and information by launching two social media publications on the popular social networking site Facebook. The project is being made possible by a $249,529 grant from the John [...]