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Archive for July, 2004

J-Lab Looking for Community Media Projects

Friday, July 30th, 2004

The J-Lab at the University of Maryland is looking for Community Media projects:
J-LAB RESEARCH: Nominate a Community Media Possibility
Is there a civic group, nonprofit, or university in your community that has a vision for a micro-local citizen media project? J-Lab wants to know about them as part of a research grant for the Knight [...]

OhMyNews Sees DNC Blogging Potential

Thursday, July 29th, 2004

OhMyNews, the extremely successful South Korean experiment in citizen journalism, sees the potential in the blogging that is happening at the Democractic National Convention and wants a piece of the USA political action with its new section AMERICA’S CHOICE 2004. It says:
Following in the footsteps of OhmyNews Korean — turning the political landscape of [...]

Is DNC Blogging a Journalism Watershed?

Wednesday, July 28th, 2004

Is the presence of bloggers at the Democratic National Convention a symbolic turning point in American journalism?
Here is what says in part: “Blogging will not replace traditional journalism, but it presents a threat to the normative press culture and an opportunity for radical reporting. Bloggers do place the issue of professionalism under attack, [...]

Jay Rosen is Blogging the DNC

Wednesday, July 28th, 2004

Just in case you might not have noticed, Jay Rosen is blogging the Democractic National Convention. I can’t wait to hear what he has to say at our August 3 conference in Toronto.

Batten Award Finalists Announced

Tuesday, July 27th, 2004

The five finalists for the Batten Awards for Innovation in Journalism include projects produce by public broadcasting’s POV Interactive, KQED in San Francisco, the Canadian Broadcast Corporation, The Providence Journal and The $10,000 award winner will be announced in September. More information about the projects can be found at the University of Maryland’s J-Lab, [...]