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Archive for May, 2007

Rank This: Investigative Reporting Gets Long-Form Cut

Saturday, May 26th, 2007

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U.S. News & World Report this week disbanded its “I Team,” which had been a key part of the newsweekly since the 1980s.
On Tuesday Mort Zuckerman’s weekly magazine offered buyouts to legal-affairs correspondent Chitra Ragavan, national-security reporter Linda Robinson, and investigative reporter David E. Kaplan, who writes the “Bad Guys” blog.
“We had to [...]

Josh Marshall Interviews Rosen, Benkler

Thursday, May 24th, 2007

Nice little treat, Josh Marshall of Talking Points Memo interviews both Jay Rosen and Yochai Benkler at the recent Personal Democracy Forum at Pace University in Manhattan. Subject is citizen journalism and citizen participation. Well worth your seven minutes to watch the video.

Technorati : Benkler, Rosen, citizenjournalism : Benkler, Rosen, [...]

MPR’s Public Insight Journalism an Award Winner

Thursday, May 24th, 2007

American Public Media’s Center for Innovation in Journalism, which is part of the Minnesota Public Radio family, today won the first Knight News Innovation EPpy for its Public Insight Journalism model, below is more from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation press release. Look here for a Public Insight Journalism video and [...]

Full List of Knight Challenge Winners

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007

The full list of the Knight Challenge winners and their bios can be found here.

Technorati : KnightChallenge, journalism : Knight Challenge, journalism

MIT Hits $5 million Knight Challenge Jackpot

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007

The Knight News Challenge winners are announced and the MIT Media Lab hits the $5 million jackpot, and Adrian Holovaty, creator of, receives $1.1 million. The Knight news release is below. Okay, so maybe you, like me, didn’t get picked in the first round of the Knight News Challenge, but you can come back [...]