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Archive for the ‘Representative Journalism’ Category

Ana Marie Cox Asks Public to Fund Her Journalism

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

This could be a golden moment for Representative Journalism. Ana Marie Cox, the original Wonkette, is asking the public to keep her on the presidential election campaign trail. Here is more from the Nieman Journalism Lab:
When the magazine Radar announced it was shutting down last Friday, its Washington editor Ana Marie Cox was left [...]

David Carr on Coming Cesspool of Bad Information

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

When I first came up with my idea of Representative Journalism, which basically says if people want high quality information they should be willing to pay for it, lots of people said that would never happen. I argued that the day was coming that if they did not pay there would be no decent journalism. [...]

How Representative Journalism Works in Northfield, MN

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

I am about to make a my presentation at the Convergence and Society: The Participatory Web about Representative Journalism and how it works at Locally Grown in Northfield, MN. Here is a YouTube rendition of the talk, but it is not great on YouTube.

Our Rep J to Help Main Street Understand Fiscal Crisis

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

Our Representative Journalism project in Northfield, Minnesota is taking on a big challenge that has always faced news organizations. How can a big international story like the International Economic Meltdown be translated to hyperlocal reporting? We are giving it a try. First some background.
I am the person behind the Representative Journalism project that is taking [...]

They Blog for Journalism Change — and It Pays Off

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

So you want to blog, great. Now learn how it can pay off even without a massive audience.  How do I know? Because the, which blogs about the niche citizen and public journalism movements is a great example. Listen to me Leonard Witt, Mindy McAdams, Jeff Jarvis and Jay Rosen (alas the tape ran [...]