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Schaffer

ISOJ 2010

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  1. 1. Participatory Journalism The Role of New Media Makers in Informing the Public
  2. 2. McLean, VA: Library Closing
  3. 3. McLean Ear: New VenueFound
  4. 4. J-Learning.org: Site in a Box
  5. 5. News Ecosystem > New Players  Fact entrepreneurs  Creative technologists  Citizen media makers  Philanthropic foundations  Universities  Advocacy Groups  Government
  6. 6. Venues for Participation: Journalism vs. “News Work” Journalism: Collecting, validating, producing, publishing news
  7. 7. “News Work” – not just for journos Sharing information Facilitating conversations Crowdsourcing stories Smart curation & aggregation Data mining & visualizations News games Lists & resources Social shout outs
  8. 8. Community News Start-ups Since 2005, J-Lab has:  Funded more than 45 “New Voices” community news projects  $25K grants: $17K + $8K, if matched  1,534 applications
  9. 9. Success through the years …we’ve seen some great projects.
  10. 10. Findings over five years  Of 46 projects funded, 76% launched and found success
  11. 11. Findings over five years
  12. 12. Newest trend: Pro-jo’s launching news sites  Hyperlocal Startups  State-based Investigative News Sites  Niche Sites
  13. 13. West Seattle Blog
  14. 14. Davidson News
  15. 15. Metropolis
  16. 16. CaliforniaWatch
  17. 17. WisconsinWatch
  18. 18. Investigate West
  19. 19. Metro News Sites
  20. 20. Politico.com
  21. 21. Global Post
  22. 22. Fact Entrepreneurs
  23. 23. Advocacy Journalism: Sunlight Foundation - transparency
  24. 24. Council on Foreign Relations – global hot spots
  25. 25. Public School News
  26. 26. Creative Technologists: NYTimes | Document Reader
  27. 27. SeeClickFix.com
  28. 28. University – Community News
  29. 29. Networked Journalism
  30. 30. New Media Makers Toolkit
  31. 31.  Citizen Media Resources  KCNN.org - Knight Citizen News Network  J-Learning.org - How-to publish  J-NewVoices.org - Folo startups  J-Lab.org - Cool ideas  NewMediaWomen.org – Grants

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