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MPR Gets $2.95 Million Grant for Public Insight Journalism

Monday, January 12th, 2009

American Public Media which grew out of the Minnesota Public Radio juggernaut has had a very good day today. This from the Minneapolis/St Paul Business Journal:
American Public Media announced Monday it has received a three-year, $2.95 million grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
The grant will support St. Paul-based American Public Media’s [...]

YouTube, PBS Ask Americans to ‘Video Your Vote’

Friday, October 24th, 2008

Here is old-fashioned public journalism and high-tech citizen journalism taken from this YouTube press release:
Starting today, registered United States voters can share their voting experiences via the Video Your Vote YouTube Channel. Some of the best videos will be showcased on PBS television, as part of The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer’s Election Day broadcast.
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Horse Race Presidential Campaign Coverage Alive and Well

Sunday, October 12th, 2008

The New York Times Public Editor Clark Hoyt uses a standard public journalism critique of The New York Times and the news media as a whole when he writes about the 2008 presidential election coverage’s horse race mentality. He writes in his column:
Through Friday, of 270 news articles published in The Times about the election [...]

Jay Rosen on Difference Between Citizen and Public Journalism

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

In the Jay Rosen video on the ethics of blogging I posted yesterday, Rosen at about 26-minute mark of that video explains the difference between public journalism and citizen journalism.
If you just keep clicking on the video advance button on the video, it will take to that 26-minute place.

Chicago Panel to Review 20 Years of Public Journalism

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Jay Rosen and Ed Lambeth, both early thought leaders in the public journalism movement, will help mark the 20th Anniversary of public journalism at an afternoon conference starting at 2 on Tuesday, August 5, 2008 at Columbia College in downtown Chicago. The conference preceeds the annual convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass [...]