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Poynter Tracking Journalism Transformation Stories

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

Having trouble keeping up with all the stories about journalism woes and breakthroughs? Well, the Poynter Institute has found a way to make your life just a little less complicated with its Transformation Tracker Resources by its librarian David Shedden. He is posting story links daily.
I said less complicated, not necessarily less [...]

J-Startup News: Crowdsourcing Site to Fix Journalism

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

J-Startup News is a nifty little site, with this introduction:
Welcome to J-startup news, a place for news people to discuss, rate and share news and commentary about journalism startups, new business models for news, hacker journalism and anything else that falls along these lines.
Here is its widget:

Its founder adds:

Google Executive Says Journalism Sites Can Be Smarter

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

Embedded in a long interesting tome addressing the future of the internet, Jonathan Rosenberg, senior vice president, for product management at Google, provides excellent advice for journalism sites:
…The experience of consuming news on the web today fails to take full advantage of the power of technology. It doesn’t understand what users want in order [...]

Isn’t It Nice When Folks at Harvard Praise Your Idea?

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

The Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University takes a look at our Locally Grown project in Northfield, Minnesota and likes what it sees. Here is a snippet of what Mathew Ingram writes:

This is a fascinating effort, I think. Since the idea is that these local news operations will be “crowdsourced” or community-financed, in many ways [...]

$1.5 Million Center for Sustainable Journalism Explained

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

Nikhil Moro conducted an excellent in-depth IM interview with me inquiring about our new Center for Sustainable Journalism at Kennesaw State University which is being funded with $1.5 million by the Harnisch Foundation.
The interview is an excellent way to learn more about the new Center and what our plans for it are.
Moro is chair [...]