Mark Glaser (Mediashift) has compiled a list of “online journalism” projects in preparation for a journalism conference at Berkeley this weekend. He includes quasi-traditional reporting (Salon: questioning Ken Starr investigation); poster-children (debunking 60 Minutes analysis of President Bush’s National Guard service; US Attorneys story; Rep. Mark Foley scandal); pop culture (debunking “A Million Little Pieces”); crowdsourcing (Porkbusters, Tibet uprising, Kaycee Nicole hoax). Mark is updating the post as commenters add new stories. Help him out! (tip)Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )
On 19 April, the San Jose Mercury News is inviting the South Bay community to its first CopyCamp, an “unconference” that “brings community members into the newsroom to meet and discuss important issues with local journalists.” Learn more about CopyCamps. Via Twitter.
Examples of “unconferences” include Seattle’s MindCamp as well as BarCamp, PodCamp and RootsCamp. These “unconferences” are self-organizing, that is, the participants determine conference sessions. It’s the first task after registration!Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )
Horse’s Mouth publishes a letter from Chinese reporters at the WSJ … on why the family should resist the overture from Rupert Murdoch. Pre-blogs, not only would this have not been published … few outside of the immediate “news” family would have been talking about the takeover bid. Is it “citizen journalism” when the authors are reporters?Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )