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Archive for January, 2004

Frank Denton Named Tampa Tribune Editor

Monday, January 12th, 2004

Frank Denton, a longtime public journalism advocate at the Wisconsin State Journal, has been named new editor of the Tampa Tribune. Gil Thelen, another longtime public journalist, is president and publisher of the Tribune.

Want a Weblog? Join the PJNet

Monday, January 12th, 2004

Consider joining the Public Journalism Network, the professional society for journalists and educators.
Members will get:

Blog Site to Launch National Radio Conversation

Monday, January 12th, 2004

This from Minnesota Public Radio about the audio weblog The Blogging of the President: 2004:
“The Blogging of the President: 2004,” is a live, two-hour national special hosted by Christopher Lydon. It will be carried by public radio stations on Sunday, January 25th from 9-11pm eastern time, two days before the New Hampshire [...]

Citizens Doing Journalism to Journalists

Sunday, January 11th, 2004

A set of bloggers has started to monitor the journalists covering the presidential election. See more about it at Jay Rosen’s PressThink.
One example is:
The Wilgoren Watch
Dedicated to deconstructing the New York Times coverage of Howard Dean’s campaign for the White House
Here is what journalist Dan Gillmore of eJournal says:
I like the idea that [...]

Stopping Oil Spills with Blogs

Saturday, January 10th, 2004

I spent three weeks this past summer in Galicia in northern Spain. It’s where the oil tanker Prestige sank in November 2002 and befouled the entire northern coastline.
Frontline/World had a short investigative documentary on PBS recently about the ship and the massive oil spill.
Documentary reporter Mark Schapiro writes in part:
Mayor Mouzo is furious [...]