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2011 AEJMC Luncheon: Community News Sites: What Works

More than 7,000 placeblogs have launched around the country.  Thousands more hyperlocal community news sites are now covering town and school board meetings that have never been covered before – not even in the heyday of American journalism.  Building on the J-Lab report: “New Voices: What Works,”  the development of a new citizen media site directory, insights from and more, we examine what is working in terms of content and sustainability.


Moderating: Jan Schaffer, J-Lab Executive Director, American University

Lisa Williams,  CEO and Founder,
Nicole Hollway, General Manager, St. Louis Beacon
David Boraks, Founder/Editor, and, North Carolina

Funded by the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation.


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