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Archive for August, 2005

Will Citizen Journalism Subsume Civic Journalism?

Wednesday, August 24th, 2005

Jeff South is the newly elected chair of the AEJMC’s Civic Journalism Interest Group; here are his thoughts about the civic, citizen journalism name change:
I think our group’s proposed new name — the Civic and Citizen Journalism Interest Group — is a big tent…I see civic journalism and citizen journalism as substantially overlapping circles. [...]

Change Name, Re-invite Journalists to Conversation

Monday, August 22nd, 2005

Here is University of Missouri professor emeritus Ed Lambeth’s thoughts about changing the name of the AEJMC’s Civic Journalism Interest Group:
The best argument for changing the name of the Civic Journalism Interest Group is to attract not only new, creative members throughout AEJMC, but to re-invite journalists themselves into the conversation.
Great volumes of [...]

Combine Community, Participatory, Civic Journalism

Monday, August 22nd, 2005

Chris Waddle in an Anniston Star opinion piece, talking about how to save newspapers, writes in part:
We community journalists who master civic and participatory journalism in the computer age need never vanish.

How are civic and citizen journalism related?

Monday, August 22nd, 2005

So what is citizen journalism? How does it relate to civic journalism and journalism in general? See the discussion below, that started here this weekend.
The AEJMC’s Civic Journalism Interest Group (CJIG)is thinking about a name change. The new name the group will be voting on is the Civic and Citizen Journalism Interest Group. The discussion [...]

My Old Apartment Now Visible on Searchable Map

Sunday, August 21st, 2005

Civic mapping is an important part of civic journalism. Soon I am going to try to do an update on some of the possibilities. For now I just want to book mark this new innovation, at which I can find my old aparment at 96th and Amsterdam in New York City, this crime map in [...]