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Archive for February, 2009

Future of Public Media: Listen to the Audio

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

Last Saturday, February 21, 2009, I was on a panel entitled: The Future of Public Media News: A Vision and A Plan at the Integrated Media Association’s Public Media Conference in Atlanta. There is lots of good information.
You can first hear Kinsey Wilson, Senior Vice President and General Manager, NPR Digital Media, talk about where [...]

Rep J, Locally Grown Focus of National Civic Review Article

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

A National Civic Review article Community Blogging: The New Wave of Citizen Journalism highlights our Representative Journalism project, now going under the bigger umbrella name of Citizen Supported Journalism.  Locally Grown, the blog in Northfield, Minnesota where our journalist/fellow Bonnie Obremski presents her journalism, is given as an example of community blogging and citizen journalism.
Here [...]

Twitter Applications, a Nifty List with TweetWhatYouEat

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

Kim Lau has a list of nifty Twitter applications. Given that I am gaining weight, TweetWhatYouEat might be perfect for me. How did I learn about Lau’s post? Of course, at a Twitter account.

Micropayments and Journalism, A Freakonomics Quorum

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

Interested in micropayments and journalism’s future? You might want to read: What Would Micropayments Do for Journalism? A Freakonomics Quorum
Here is the set up:
We asked a group of people who have given a lot of thought to micropayments — William Baker, Alan Mutter, Clay Shirky, and Marshall W. Van Alstyne — the following:
1. [...]

Google Executive Says Journalism Sites Can Be Smarter

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

Embedded in a long interesting tome addressing the future of the internet, Jonathan Rosenberg, senior vice president, for product management at Google, provides excellent advice for journalism sites:
…The experience of consuming news on the web today fails to take full advantage of the power of technology. It doesn’t understand what users want in order [...]