- Jan. 5, 2012 Blog
The latest crop of women news entrepreneurs who received J-Lab support in June 2011 are showing remarkable ingenuity and initiative in raising revenues, developing partnerships and making presentations.
- Jan. 4, 2012 Blog
Here are some of my thoughts on what will happen in the world of journalism this year as well as my wishes for what I think should happen. Overall, I think “news entrepreneurship” will enter the lexicon in major ways. Entrepreneurial ideas will be informed by a new sense of urgency over the impending loss of original journalism generated by both new and old news entities.
- Oct. 27, 2011 Spotted
J-Lab Project Manager, Ari Pinkus, attended this week’s Street Fight Summit 2011 in New York, learning that hyperlocal news is a complex and diverse field. Here’s her report.
- Oct. 4, 2011 Blog
There is no question that independent local news startups are spreading like wild fire around the country. J-Lab has been updating its database and has about 1,200 listed to date, with more to be uploaded.
- Sep. 8, 2011
A good 120 people braved heavy rains to attend yesterday’s Knight-Batten Awards for Innovations in Journalism. They were richly rewarded. They saw new engagement ideas, data libraries, plus open-source and social media tools.
- Jul. 19, 2011 Blog
For all the criticism of the local blogosphere, a funny thing happens when you look at Small-J journalism from the inside out as we did in the new report, “Rules of the Road: Navigating the New Ethics of Local Journalism.”
- Jun. 30, 2011 Spotted
The Sacramento Press news site got a new metrics dashboard, helping the COO get a better handle on his readers and contributors. As he learned, many of his assumptions about site use were wrong.
- May. 10, 2011 Articles | Columbia Journalism Review
“The future of journalism will be a tale of smaller and smaller organizations making a bigger and bigger impact,” asserts Lisa Williams, founder of Placeblogger.com. I couldn’t agree more. They will rise and fall, collaborate and compete, succeed and fail — and be replaced by new startups.
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