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Meet the Northfield Representative Journalism Team

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 station KYMN in Northfield.

The podcast gives an excellent idea of what we will be doing there. There is just on issue that I am kicking myself about. I never mentioned Ruth Ann Harnisch’s name. This project would not be happening without her intellectual, inspirational and financial support.

One Response to “Meet the Northfield Representative Journalism Team”

  1. Jack Johnson Says:

    Is filtering comments you don’t like good Representative Journalism? Mind you, I’m taking screenshots now so that I can send these stories to real journalists for them to cover.

    Did you investigate the accusations of Griff’s plagiarism with the Northfield News and

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