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Archive for October, 2004

NYTimes Story on Bloggers Who Critique Press

Thursday, October 28th, 2004

The New York Times today has a story on how weblogging critics might or might not be influencing the press. Here’s a quote from Jay Rosen, chair of the New York University journalism department and keeper of the blog PressThink:
“The traditional players, including the press, have lost some of the control or exclusive control [...]

OJR Has Roundup of Hyperlocal Journalism Sites

Wednesday, October 27th, 2004

Mark Glaser at the Online Journalism Review has an excellent overview of what’s happening in citizen media on the hyperlocal level. A must read for those interested in citizen journalism.

Will Wikinews Be Part of Our Future?

Monday, October 25th, 2004

Dan Gillmor points us to a citizen written Wikinews proposal from the folks who created the Wikipedia.

Moldavian Visitor Asks: Is Mass News Media Dead?

Monday, October 25th, 2004

Today I hosted eight Moldavian visitors to the United States and told them the story about public journalism and about how things are changing rapidly in the world of mass media. One of the visitors at the end of my 90 minute talk and blog demonstration asked if the end was in sight for the [...]

New Voices to Fund Micro-Local News Projects

Monday, October 25th, 2004

Get your applications ready. Some 20 micro-local journalism projects nationwide will be eligible to received grants of up to $17,000 in start-up seed money, according to a press release from the J-Lab at the University of Maryland. Its says in part:
The Institute for Interactive Journalism will launch a pioneering program to seed community news ventures [...]