Pure Play Journalism The Nation Institute The American Prospect Produces high-quality reporting and analysis. Potentially integrates multi-media/platforms and social networking tools for distribution. Characteristics: One way communication to users Avoids citizen engagement in journalism production Avoids any advocacy/action
Talking Points Memo The Uptake Characteristics Strategically integrates community into media making and/or distribution process. Creates ongoing and productive spaces for community/network to communicate with each other and with media organization around stories, issues, etc. Journalism + Community
Journalism + Action AlterNet Campus Progress Characteristics Media organization creates or integrates strategies/tools for community to take action because of journalism. Help showcase journalism’s impact. Action can be supported/organized on media organization’s website, social networking site, or where those communities already exist. Could include strategic partnerships with outside advocacy or non-profit organizations.
Hybrid Media Makers + Action Feministing Care2 Brave New Films Hybrid Media Makers include individuals, media organizations + non-profits/advocacy groups who are regularly producing quality content. Combines great acts of journalism, media production, advocacy, messaging. Characteristics Emphasizes community involvement: conversations, organizing, sharing information & media production. Includes regular calls to action for users.
Pure Play Journalism Journalism + Action Hybrid Media Makers + Action Where do you fall? Journalism + Community