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Archive for October, 2007

State of the Blog: 21st Georgia Carnival of Bloggers!

Friday, October 26th, 2007

My Future of Journalism videos get mentioned in the 21st Georgia Carnival of Bloggers!, posted by Rusty Tanton at RadicalGeorgiaModerate blog.  In those future of journalism videos, there is a lot of talk of a citizen, bottom-up movement and 21st Georgia Carnival of Bloggers! provides a good feel for that groundswell.

Ruby Sinreich: We Need Journalism — and Blogs

Friday, October 26th, 2007

Ruby Sinreich, a well know blogger, is founder of the progressive local politics blog OrangePolitics.org in her hometown of Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She understands the limitations of mainstream journalism and thinks blogs can add to what traditional journalism lacks — but she still wants paid journalists to be around. Here are some key quotes from the [...]

Will Bunch Sees Different, Bright Journalism Future

Thursday, October 25th, 2007

Will Bunch, Philadelphia Daily News columnist, has been on a two-year journey to figure out the fate of journalism. At first it was out of self-preservation, but now he has come to see the future of journalism — and he is very optimistic. Here are key quotes from the video:
For any metropolitan newspaper to survive, [...]

Digital Divide Alive and Well

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

Pew Internet & American Life Project just a released a new survey about Parent and Teenager Internet Use, but the statistic that struck me the most was:
Of parents who live in households earning more than $75,000 a year, 98% report that they use the internet. At the lowest end of the household income spectrum (people who earn $30,000 or [...]

Want Science News? Start Your Own Publication

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

I have been running a series of videos on the future of journalism. At ConvergeSouth 2007 I did an interview with Anton Zuiker of the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area of North Carolina, home of the world renown Research Triangle Park. Zuiker says as local newspapers are less inclined to support their medical and science writers “there [...]

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