Participatory Journalism


The Role of New Media Makers
in Informing the Public
McLean, VA: Library Closing
McLean Ear: New VenueFound
J-Learning.org: Site in a Box
News Ecosystem > New Players
  Fact entrepreneurs
  Creative technologists
  Citizen media makers
  Philanthropic foun...
Venues for Participation:
Journalism vs. “News Work”

Journalism:
 Collecting, validating,
 producing, publishing news
“News Work” – not just for journos
   Sharing information
   Facilitating conversations
   Crowdsourcing stories
   Sm...
Community News Start-ups
Since 2005, J-Lab has:
  Funded more than 45 “New Voices”
 community news projects
  $25K grant...
Success through the years




                  …we’ve seen
                  some great
                  projects.
Newest trend: Pro-jo’s
   launching news sites

  Hyperlocal Startups

  State-based Investigative
 News Sites
  Niche ...
West Seattle Blog
Davidson News
Metropolis
CaliforniaWatch
WisconsinWatch
Investigate West
Metro News Sites
Fact Entrepreneurs
Advocacy Journalism: 	

Sunlight Foundation - transparency
Council on Foreign Relations – global hot spots
Public School News
University – Community News
Networked Journalism
    Citizen Media Resources
    KCNN.org - Knight Citizen News Network
    J-Learning.org - How-to publish
    J-NewVo...
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Participatory Journalism Jan Schaffer Presentation

  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. Newest trend: Pro-jo’s launching news sites   Hyperlocal Startups   State-based Investigative News Sites   Niche Sites
  11. 11. West Seattle Blog
  12. 12. Davidson News
  13. 13. Metropolis
  14. 14. CaliforniaWatch
  15. 15. WisconsinWatch
  16. 16. Investigate West
  17. 17. Metro News Sites
  18. 18. Fact Entrepreneurs
  19. 19. Advocacy Journalism: Sunlight Foundation - transparency
  20. 20. Council on Foreign Relations – global hot spots
  21. 21. Public School News
  22. 22. University – Community News
  23. 23. Networked Journalism
  24. 24.   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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