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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 [...]

One Man’s Plan for NY Times, Have Online Subscription Fee

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

Henry Blodget at Silicon Valley Insider advances his Plan to Fix The New York Times in three steps:

Cut costs 40% by 2010.
Continue to raise print subscription prices
Explore charging an online subscription fee

I am most intrigued by the idea of no firewall but still a fee. Anyone can link to the stories and you can see [...]

David Carr: Saving Journalism Means People Must Pay

Monday, January 12th, 2009

Two years ago I was one of the few voices saying that if we wanted high quality ethically sound journalism, we would have to pay for it. I said advertising would totally decouple from the news. Lucky for me, Ruth Ann Harnisch of the Harnisch Foundation heard my voice and fully agreed and started pushing [...]

Knight President Addresses Financial State of Foundation

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

Alberto Ibargüen, president of the Knight Foundation, which underwrites many journalism related projects, addresses the state of the foundation in the video below. In part he says:
Knight Foundation has become a leader in media innovation; meeting the information needs of communities and helping journalism evolve into its best possible future. We are also fortunate to [...]

Science Journalism in Trouble; Contact Me, We Can Save It

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008

For a long time, I have been pushing the idea that science journalism would be the perfect place to try out Representative Journalism. For example, see the video below which I did about a year ago with Anton Zuiker from North Carolina, home of the Research Triangle Park. Now not surprisingly to anyone following [...]