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NAA White Paper Gives Overview of Citizen Journalism

Tuesday, April 8th, 2008

Mark Toner writes an interesting  white paper for the Newspaper Association of America entitled: Citizen Journalism and Newspaper Sites: The Revolution will be Uploaded. It is a fine overview of what is happening, and includes topics like Beatblogging, Citizen Witnesses, Social Media, Crowdsourcing, Teamsourcing and our own Representative Journalism.
Here are a few excerpts:
Steve Yelvington, strategist for Morris DigitalWorks, talking of citizen [...]

Steps to Getting to the Right Social Media Technologies

Friday, April 4th, 2008

I was in a session at the Next Newsroom at Duke led by Kara Andrade about using social media technologies. Here is a four-step way to thinking about the way to determine what Social Media technology to use for a newsroom project. Often people pick the technology first. Andrade says that’s a bit backward. Here are the [...]

Let a Georgia Kid on Your Site and Go to Jail for Five Years

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

I received an email from Paul Arne, co-chair of the technology group and the privacy and security group at the law firm Morris, Manning & Martin; he is not happy with a bill that is moving through the channels of the Georgia legislature. And watch out FaceBook’s Mark Zuckerberg, you might end up in jail if [...]

SoCon08: See the Video, 300 photos, 58 Posts

Sunday, February 10th, 2008

Amani Channel, the man behind, was busy at our SoCon08 conference Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8-9, 2008 hosting a dinner table conversation, providing an afternoon workshop on video and, of course, what else…shooting a video of the conference. He is fast; he was uploading part of the event video as the conference progressed. So enough [...]

SoCon08 Starts Tonight

Friday, February 8th, 2008

I have been busy this week and will be busy throughout the weekend as SoCon08 starts tonight with a giant networking, big thinking, big eating dinner; we have filled the banquet room with 160 registrants, and tomorrow we have 281 registered for the full-day unconference on the campus of Kennesaw State University. Watch for the SoCon08 [...]