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Archive for April, 2007

Taste of Marietta 2007 A Podcast

Monday, April 30th, 2007

April 29, 2007 — A perfect day for an outdoor festival with record breaking crowds at the 14th annual Taste of Marietta at the Town Square in Marietta, Georgia.

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Enjoy the audio above or the Bubble Slider or via slide show below that. All of which are Leonard Witt attempts at multi-media publishing. [...]

A Taste of Citizen Journalism Lite

Sunday, April 29th, 2007

The annual Taste of Marietta was held at the Town Square today. So up I went with camera in hand, plus a tape recorder. So, I ‘ve got the photos in one place and the audio in the other. Now I am trying to figure out how to merge them. Would be nice if I [...]

Citizen Journalism: How to Snoop On Government

Sunday, April 29th, 2007 provides this information:

Sites like, and Follow the Money, along with wiki-based political reporting resources like Congresspedia, are increasingly giving ordinary citizens the ability to easily document the flow of special-interest money and how it influences the legislature….
Anyone — from bloggers and students to lobbyists and activists — can use these sites to [...]

Citizen Journalism, not perfect, just good enough

Saturday, April 28th, 2007

Interesting little citizen journalism dust up created by blogger Grayson Daughters, who goes by the handle Spacey Gracey.
She took on the role of a citizen journalist who wants public information, but she acted more like a citizen than a professional journalist. Her shortcoming, she asked a state office for public information and thought that would [...]

News Improved: Newsroom Training A Must, But…

Friday, April 27th, 2007

If this were, let’s say the year 2000, I would be writing that News, Improved: How America’s Newsrooms Are Learning to Change is a timely, must read. Now in 2007, it is a must read, but I am not sure how timely it is. For me, it is like issuing a CPR manual, when the [...]