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Archive for November, 2008

Knight Challenge Round 2: Journalism Doctor Telepresence

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

My Journalism Doctor Telepresence Reporting Experiment made it into Round 2 of the $5 million Knight News Challenge. I just uploaded the Round 2 materials about an hour ago.
I noticed in the first round they had about 2,300 applicants. The deadline for the Round 2 submissions is Monday, December 1, 2008 and so far the [...]

WGBH Does Story, Analysis on, Rep J Models

Monday, November 24th, 2008

The Representative Journalism and crowdfunding models got the talking-head treatment at WGBH in Boston. It is interesting to be on the receiving end of one of these of discussions. In the end, I would say it was fair and balanced even though the moderator, who worried about the biases in crowdfunding, showed her [...]

Laid Off Journalist? Apply for a Free Pro Blogging Account

Monday, November 24th, 2008

This from yesterday’s New York Times:
The TypePad Journalist Bailout Program offers recently terminated bloggers and journalists a free pro account (worth $150 annually) on the company’s popular blogging platform. In addition to the free yearly membership, the 20 to 30 journalists who are accepted will receive professional tech support, placement on the company’s blog [...]

Memory Lane: Barack and Hillary in Unity, New Hampshire

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

In anticipation of Barack Obama naming Hillary Clinton Secretary of State, we take a tour of the first day of unity between Hillary and Barack in Unity, New Hampshire, June 27, 2008. I was there, and now you can be there too. Enjoy.

Citizen Journalist Witnesses History Being Made, Ignores It

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

So okay here is the problem with citizen journalism, way back in June 2008 my wife and I went to Unity, New Hampshire for the Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton Unity rally. We had nice seats, and I shot some fun video which I was going to post and maybe share with OfftheBus, but afterward I [...]