Tag Archives: Jeff Jarvis

Past, present, future of civic/citizen journalism

NEWS RELEASE: What should the modern press do to reengage with its communities? How do principles and practices from the public journalism movement address that need? How could representative journalism work? What are some newer media formats being used by hyperlocal journalists? These are some of the questions that will be addressed at three 75-minute…

MUST READ: 10 rules keep a lawsuit away

Blogs, social networks and citizen media sites have created a myriad new avenues for citizen participation. But it’s not all ha-ha-hee-hee; the sword of lawsuits with scary damages hangs over journalists and citizen journalists. How can CJs protect themselves? The Knight Citizen News Network lists ten rules for limiting legal risk, and gets Jeff Jarvis…