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Citizen Journalism Training Happens Worldwide

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

Citizen journalism training is taking place here, there and everywhere, including Philadelphia, Chicago, Egypt, Senagal, Kenya, Cambodia, South Korea, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Colombia, India, and Sierra Leone. See the round up at MediaShift’s Idea Lab. Here is what is happening with the Latino immigrant community in Philadelphia.
Every time I tout citizen journalism, I say it is an [...]

What Professionals Say about New Media

Monday, October 22nd, 2007

I am running my videos about the future of media. Here is another video suggested by Tom Warhover:

PBS, Knight Start Media Ideas Blog

Wednesday, October 17th, 2007

This from a Knight Foundation press release:
PBS and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation today debuted the MediaShift Idea Lab blog a group blog featuring 36 wide-ranging innovators reinventing community news for the digital age.
Each Idea Lab blogger won a grant in the Knight News Challenge to help fund a startup idea or to [...]

News21– A Look at the Future of Journalism Education

Wednesday, September 12th, 2007

Mark Glaser at asked me to critique the student work at News21 2007, the Carnegie-Knight Initiative on the Future of  Journalism Education, as he did last year. Here is his story with some quotes from me, and my extended thoughts on News21 are below:
My first reaction to reading Faces of Faith in America was, my god, the central tenets [...]