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Archive for January, 2004

Lydon Picks Blogs Over Mainstream Media

Tuesday, January 20th, 2004

A Leonard Witt Instant Message Interview
Today’s interview is with Blogging of the President–2004 host Christopher Lydon. Lydon, formerly of National Public Radio, is now a blogger and as this interview makes clear, he is moving further away from the mainstream press and deeper into web generated information.

Key Exchange:
If in this election [...]

Witt’s IM Interview Series

Saturday, January 17th, 2004

Watch the PJNet for a new series: The Leonard Witt Instant Message Interviews. My goal is to have one a week.
On Monday I am interviewing the folks behind The Blogging of the President: 2004. I will probably post it on Tuesday.
On Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004, Blogging of the President will be [...]

Monitoring or Intimidating Reporters?

Friday, January 16th, 2004

The Adopt a Reporter discussion continues at Jay Rosen’s PressThink.
Is it a good idea for citizen bloggers to monitor what reporters write with an eye for factual errors and perhaps contextual biases?
Of course, this nascent movement grows out of an unresponsive, impersonal press.
Suppose you are a Howard Dean supporter and you [...]

Rosemary Goudreau at Tampa Too

Tuesday, January 13th, 2004

Gil Thelen, publisher of the Tampa Tribune, reminds me that Rosemary Goudreau was recently hired as the Editorial Page editor at the Tampa Tribune. She like Frank Denton, the new editor, has a long history in public journalism.
I hope to do a PJNet online interview with one or, in time, all three of these [...]

Toronto Aug. 3 Conference Ideas

Tuesday, January 13th, 2004

So what do you want the PJNet/Civic Journalism Interest Group Aug. 3 conference to look like? Here are some ideas I have received from Jon Greenberg, Jeff Jarvis, Jan Schaffer, Terry Thielen and Griff Wigley.
Jon Greenberg at New Hampshire Public Radio who did an earlier PJNet Q&A on his presidential/citizen blogging project, [...]