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Archive for September, 2005

Holovaty Maps Out Citizen Journalism Terrain

Friday, September 30th, 2005

Adrian Holovaty, creator of maps and now editor of editorial innovations for Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive, is subject of an Editor & Publisher Q & A on “everything from the citizen-journalism movement to open-source software development.”
Key issue keeps coming back, newspapers don’t react very well to innovation even though talented folks want to help, [...]

Finding Happiness with Atlanta Media Bloggers

Friday, September 30th, 2005

Went to my first Atlanta Media Bloggers Association meeting Thursday night and was pleased that I did. There were just 15 or so of us, but we were coming to it from all different angles. Sort of a microcosm of the blogging world. There was Grayson Hurst Daughters who is looking for a new [...]

ConvergeSouth: Citizen Journalism Conference

Wednesday, September 28th, 2005

ConvergeSouth is a two-day citizen media, bloggers conference scheduled for October 7-8, 2005 in Greensboro, N.C. Many of the big names like Jay Rosen, Chris Nolan and Hoder will be making presentations. Here is a recent article about it.

An Open Letter To David Carr, Look to the Future

Tuesday, September 27th, 2005

To David Carr, Media Critic of the New York Times:
After I read your defense of newspapers in The New York Times, I turned to the Wall Street Journal story saying that Yahoo “signed nine new columnists to write for its Yahoo Finance site and plans to hire as many as 30.”
Now compare that to last [...]

More on Civic, Citizen Journalism in Philippines

Monday, September 26th, 2005

Last week I mentioned an editorial about civic and citizen journalism in the Philippines. Now just like the USA they are trying to make sense of how blogging, emailing and all the rest figure into good journalism. Here is an editorial in the Sun.Star Cebu that ends:
It is now up to both the public and [...]