With a coming void in Oregon’s news ecosystem, public broadcasting’s trying to build a new kind of state wireJul. 8, 2013 Nieman Lab
Can Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB), working with local newspapers, TV and radio stations, and bloggers, make a substantial state news report in the face of cutbacks elsewhere? In March 2013, OPB hired a former Associated Press reporter to undertake this ambitious vision.
- Jun. 11, 2013 MediaShift
There are few surprises in the latest nonprofit journalism study by the Pew Research Center’s Project on Excellence in Journalism. There are still, however, many questions to be asked. And there is much merit in taking a deeper dive into discrete clusters of nonprofit news sites.
- Jun. 4, 2013 Nieman Lab
- Dec. 19, 2012 Nieman Lab
“The opportunities are wide open for connecting silos of information in communities, amplifying good stories that people want to know about and for leveraging resources so that the sum of the efforts is bigger than the individual contributions.”
- Oct. 2, 2012 International Journal of Communication
The best journalism schools in the country are now providing genuine opportunities for students to do authentic reporting. However, the most valuable of these are more than just classroom exercises that live and die by the academic calendar.
- May. 10, 2011 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.
- Jan. 1, 2011 Quill
Professional journalists are launching scores of news startups around the country. Some cover community news, others hone in on special topics; some cover state government, and others aim to generate, and often share, investigative stories.
- Nov. 1, 2009 Columbia Journalism Review
News consumers are telling us something. We should listen. If we really want to reconstruct American journalism, we need to look at more than the supply side; we need to explore the demand side, too. We need to start paying attention to the trail of clues in the new-media ecosystem and follow those “breadcrumbs.” I don’t hear ...