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January 28, 2014

Jan Schaffer discusses Community Journalism with former BBC Global News head.

On Jan. 28, Richard Sambrook of Cardiff University interviewed J-Lab executive director Jan Schaffer on community news startups.

Richard Sambrook is Professor of Journalism and Director of the Centre for Journalism which undertakes postgraduate vocational training. He is a former Director of Global News at the BBC where he worked as a journalist for 30 years as a producer, editor and manager.

November 21, 2013

Wonder Women Show Might at ‘Indie’ Hyperlocal Sites

StreetFightMag.com logo J-Lab executive director Jan Schaffer quoted in StreetfightMag.com article on women at ‘Indie’ hyperlocal sites.

November 5, 2013

News Chops Report Cited in Columbia Journalism Review

An article in CJR.org profiles the pending merger of two nonprofit newsrooms in the St. Louis. The merger was highlighted in J-Lab's Networked Journalism report, released in July 2013.

September 19, 2013

Lessons from New Media Women Entrepreneurs

Knight Digital Media Center profiles six years of The McKormick Foundation-funded program.

January 22, 2013

GigaOM’s Mathew Ingram writes on “the traditional culture of journalistic hubris”

An article this week on paidContent describes how journalistic hubris is a major obstacle to media success. The author uses J-Lab's Networked Journalism report to help make his case.

January 21, 2013

American’s Media Entrepreneurship Program and J-Lab Profiled

James Breiner, director of the Global Business Journalism Program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, starts off his series on entrepreneurial journalism programs with American University.

January 18, 2013

U.K. Journalists Keeping a Close Watch on Journalism Collaboration Projects in U.S.

The website Journalism.co.uk looks at collaborations projects based on a discussion with J-Lab's Jan Schaffer at the Community Journalism Conference in Cardiff, Wales.

January 8, 2013

Podcast Interview with J-Lab’s Jan Schaffer

The website It's All Journalism recently featured this podcase interview with J-Lab's Jan Schaffer.

December 20, 2012

Jan Schaffer does Q&A in Street Fight on Networked Journalism Report

J-Lab's Jan Schaffer answers questions about the recent report, Networked Journalism: What Works.

December 19, 2012

Jan Schaffer in Nieman Lab: J-Schools Will Become Startup Catalysts in 2013

Nieman Journalism Lab posted today 10 artlcles predicting the top trends in journalism in 2013. Jan Schaffer contributed her thoughts on how journalism schools will become media startup accelerators.