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Archive for March, 2008

Citizen Journalism: Atlanta Tornado Updates

Saturday, March 15th, 2008

I am in Minnesota, so have missed the Atlanta tornado, but this from Grayson Daughters who is on the ground reporting:
Mention that cit. journalists in Atlanta are creating a “virtual” newsroom… I’m getting in reports from people on ground and redirecting them to MSM at the moment. Can’t head to field right now as I [...]

Meet the Northfield Representative Journalism Team

Friday, March 14th, 2008

Chris Densmore, Chris Peck and I spent a big part of  yesterday with our Northfield, Minnesota collaborators at Locally Grown, where the first Representative Journalismexperiment will take place. What a great group of people they are: Griff Wigley, Tracy Davis and Ross Currier. You can see and hear us on a podcast from the local radio [...]

Suggestions for Reinventing Journalism

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008

Maurreen Skowran provides a short list of  sites and reports aimed at trying to “rehabiliate’ journalism. Representative Journalism is on the list. Speaking of which, Bill Densmore, Chris Peck and I are on my way to Minnesota to meet with our partners at Locally Grown, where we will conduct the first Representative Journalism experiment. More on that later.

Reporter Wanted: Representative Journalism Trial Project

Monday, March 10th, 2008

I have been hiding for the past week, but am back and am happy to announce we are looking to find the right journalist for our Representative Journalism trial project in Northfield, MN. As you will see it is a temporary, part-time gig, but could grow into something more permanent — but we can’t make any promises. Here [...]