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Journalists Being Arrested in St. Paul RNC Convention

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

“Democracy Now! radio host Amy Goodman and two producers were arrested while covering demonstrations at the Republican convention in St. Paul, Minn.” That’s from the Washington Post.
Goodman is certainly a journalist in the same way the big network anchors are. For people from the progressive left, handcuffing and arresting Goodman has the same impact [...]

Calling Tampa Bay Citizen Journalists – Support Gannett NOW

Friday, July 11th, 2008

Tampa Bay’s 10 screams out with great enthusiam:
Tampa Bay’s 10 is looking for twenty people around the Bay area to help us with a special project. We will teach twenty lucky people how to shoot a video camera, and how to get the video to us here at the station.
And not only THAT, there [...]

Citizen Journalism: Atlanta Tornado Updates

Saturday, March 15th, 2008

I am in Minnesota, so have missed the Atlanta tornado, but this from Grayson Daughters who is on the ground reporting:
Mention that cit. journalists in Atlanta are creating a “virtual” newsroom… I’m getting in reports from people on ground and redirecting them to MSM at the moment. Can’t head to field right now as I [...]

An Adult Tries $100 Computer

Saturday, February 23rd, 2008

I am at the Computation and Journalism Conference at Georgia Tech. It has been keeping me so occupied that I can’t be touting the Representative Journalism that launched earlier this week. But it has not stopped me from trying my hand at being a video expert and learning more about the once $100 computer , [...]

PBS Can Survive by Filling TV News Void

Sunday, February 17th, 2008

There is commentary in the New York Times about the decline of PBS; it is becoming more and more irrelevant. For example, the writer Charles McGrath mentions Masterpiece Theater has become Jane Austen fulltime, and as I write this my wife is in the other room watching Jane Austen on our local PBS channel. For me the Antiques Roadshow [...]