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Archive for November, 2008

Rick Edmonds: Five Seeds for Future of Journalism

Friday, November 21st, 2008

Rick Edmonds at the Poynter Institute has a post entitled: Paying for the News: Five Seeds for the Future of Journalism. It grows from the Who Will Pay for the News summit I attended recently:
His headings:
1. Collaborate and partner; 2. Harness the energy and learning from current experiments;3. Target and customize; 4.Get over being [...]

Project 365 Revisited — Take a photo a day, every day

Friday, November 21st, 2008

Today I got what I thought was a spam comment on a post I wrote entitled Take a Photo a Day, Join Project 365, but alas it was from a stranger Stephen Chapman who had indeed taken a photo a day for year. That’s his goose photo.
It reminded me that maybe, just maybe, I want [...]

From the Ashes Little Journalism Projects Grow

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

I was at the Poynter Institute last week for a conference on “Who Will Pay for the News?“. I loved all the little projects starting everywhere, including my Rep J concept. Today the New York Times reinforces that idea with a story about small watchdog start-ups. Alliances are being formed. Positive change, my friends, [...]

Christian Science Monitor Will Publish on $12 Million a Year

Monday, November 17th, 2008

John Yemma, recently appointed editor of the Christian Science Monitor,  tells of the plan and the costs for running  the newspaper when it begins printing Fridays only and goes mostly online.
The cost for an approximately 80-person newsroom and eight foreign bureaus would be just $7 million a year, if it were all online,  and $12 [...]

PBS’s MediaShift Gives Nod to Representative Journalism

Thursday, November 13th, 2008

Our Representative Journalism project is part of a larger story by Mark Glaser at PBS’s MediaShift. We get top billing with David Cohn’s Spot.Us. It’s an article you will want to read.
You can read my full responses to Glaser’s email inquiries here.