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Will Community Foundations Fund Local Journalism?

Friday, May 9th, 2008

In this video Eric Newton, Vice President for the Journalism Program at the Knight Foundation, says only 25 percent of community foundations fund journalism, but then tells why he thinks that number is about to grow.
If you want community foundation funding for local journalism projects, Newton says do your homework. Look at this Knight Foundation [...]

Be Ashoka Fellow to Change Journalism — $3 Million Funding

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

This from a press release at the We Media 2008 conference:  
 Three-Year Grant Offers a Chance for 30 Innovators Across the Globe
To Foster Social Change Through Journalism
MIAMI – As journalism reckons with an uncertain future, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced today a partnership with Ashoka: Innovators for the Public, the world’s largest [...]

We Media Miami 2008 – More Day Two

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

I’m back:


We Media Conference Miami 2008 – Day Two

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

I am back with live blogging:


Kennesaw State University Course on Internet Literacy

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008

I was in a We Media Conference 2008 session entitled: the citizen’s guide to media literacy. I told of Jorge Perez’s course at Kennesaw State University entitled: Infomatics: Computers and Your World. Everyone thinks students are completely computer literate, but Perez finds there are all levels of skills. For example, few know how to use [...]