UPDATE Sept 16, 2011: Finally, plagiarist Johann Hari gets sent for journalism training. UPDATE June 29, 2011: Media Guardian reports more allegations of plagiarism by Hari. Johann Hari of the Independent in Britain has been caught plagiarizing. Except he says it’s not plagiarism because a) none of his interviewees has complained, and b) he thinks […]
Tim Currie’s article at the Nieman Journalism Lab about the Winnipeg Free Press News Cafe almost makes me wish I were back in the ‘peg. (I moved there 3 times in the 1970s and 1980s. Love the place but, sorry, the winters are too much to bear.) One of the many great things about Winnipeg […]
Once upon a time I was a reporter, then an editor. Now I’m a curator, part of a growing industry that tries to help people find their way through the flood of news and information. Today, I got my 15 minutes of fame, when Steve Rosenbaum, author of Curation Nation, bestowed his “Curation King” award […]
Hat tip: Political Carnival, via Mediaite
A picture that’s worth 10,000 Words… Click on image to enlarge (opens in new window).
The promotional video [above] gives the flavour of this new news organization which launched this morning, while Martin Langeveld at Nieman Journalism Lab explores the Texas Tribune website. Founder and chairman John Thornton writes about the Tribune’s mission and the reasons for its nonprofit approach.
Details at the Online News Association website.
Highlights of the projects presented during June’s Future of News and Civic Media conference at MIT.
College media service provider CoPress provides this snappy summary of how to turn a newspaper newsroom 180 degrees, to be “web-centric”.
From digitaljournal.com: Citizen media news outlet DigitalJournal.com is proud to announce it will be hosting a unique panel discussion featuring some of the most influential leaders in Canadian media. Dubbed “The Future of Media,” the live panel discussion will explore how the mainstream media are implementing user-generated content and what challenges news organizations face in […]