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Juvenile Justice Niche Reporting Reaches a Milestone

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Anyone who has followed this site knows that our Center for Sustainable Journalism is experimenting with niche journalism topics. For example, mainstream media because of resource cuts, no longer covers juvenile justice well, if at all. Our Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, is trying to fill that void because we think this kind of public [...]

Will local news site have big impact on TV’s Beyond Scared Straight?

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Today our Juvenile Justice Information Exchange ( ran a story and commentary addressing the new A&E TV series “Beyond Scared Straight,” which launches Thursday night January 13, 2011. From what I can tell we are the only news oriented organization that has taken a critical look at this series.
Why is that important? Well our [...]

New York Times Provides Useful Block by Block Census Maps

Monday, January 10th, 2011

The New York Times Mapping America: Every City, Every Block is a useful tool for journalists and especially journalism students, who need to get out into diverse communities. Maps are available for Race and Ethnicity, Income, Housing and Education.

NPR’s Vivian Schiller Gets Bonus Cut Over Juan Williams Firing

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

After a review, the NPR Board of Directors released its findings today on the terminating of NPR correspondent Juan Williams’ contract. Here is part of its findings:
“The Board has expressed confidence in Vivian Schiller’s leadership going forward. She accepted responsibility as CEO and cooperated fully with the review process. The Board, however, [...]

Pew: 18% of Internet Users Paid for Online News, Information

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

The Pew Internet & American Life Project report on online content purchases shows that 18 percent of internet users have paid for news, information and reports online. It gets better: 27 percent of internet users with college degrees have paid for online news and information as have 25 percent of households with incomes over $75,000 [...]