The City of Philadelphia is the largest owner of abandoned properties in the city. The City Paper, working with PlanPhilly.com and TechnicallyPhilly.com, is compiling the first publicly accessible master list and interactive database of these properties and examine how they came to be owned by taxpayers and why they are not being sold or redeveloped. Story, April 7, 2011: http://www.citypaper.net/news/2011-04-07-abandoned-property-philadelphia.html
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J-Lab’s report on the Philadelphia media landscape is mentioned by NetNewsCheck.
It’s official: The William Penn Foundation has approved a $2.4 million grant for a Networked Journalism Collaborative project in Philadelphia. A national search for a CEO to lead the initiative begins in January.
I got a sneak peek at NewsWorks.org this week. This is WHYY’s new online networked news portal for the Philadelphia region set to launch on Monday, Nov. 15. And I love the whole idea of it.
Washington, D.C. – Journalists in the Greater Philadelphia region may soon be able to ramp up the level of in-depth, professional reporting with the help of a new experimental journalism fund to nurture public affairs stories and demonstrate the possibilities for collaborative newsgathering and distribution. The Philadelphia Enterprise Reporting Fund will award ten $5,000 reporting