Archive - Jun 2006
I’ve walked in a little late, following the end of the Citizen Filmmaking workshop and festival. (I will write more about this a little later.)
Currently, Michael Skoler from Minnesota Public Radio is talking about the efforts by MPR to expand their network of sources. He is talking about things that I heard in an article on ‘On the Media’, which prompted my blog entry, Micro-Journalism and the Irish Potato Famine.
David Platt talks about The Working Waterfront, a paper for the islands of Maine. He mentions concern about LNG plants being planned in Maine and the fact that several such plants are being built in New Brunswick.
A quick demo of a video shot with a Cannon PowerShot during the Media Giraffe Project conference
Fabrice Florin starts talking about Newstrust.net. John McManus introduces himself, talking about gradethenews.org. Peter Phillips talks about Project Censored and Philip Meyer questions whether or not we need to measure quality, or whether or not market forces will be sufficient. That said, can measuring quality help the market forces?
“Journalism is really conversation among citizens”
Tom Rosenstiel talks about public houses and how people would log what they had seen on their way to the public houses, and others would come and read those logs.
It is a one-year $2.7 million project of API, in partnership with Dr. Clayton Christensen, Innosight, LLC. It’s goal is to help the newspaper industry diversify.