Tag: community funded reporting

by David Cohn

The short story: People are starting to ask me how they can get involved in Spot.Us. The site won’t really be ready until the Fall, but I hate telling people to wait. In an effort to start community building, so we don’t lose track of ideas and to keep everything transparent, I’m happy to point [...] more »

by David Cohn

I’m told that the Knight News Challenge grant I received for Spot.Us was somewhat contentious. From what I understand – the web readers and judges loved the idea of community funded reporting and the journalists “vomited on the table.” Obviously I’m here writing this post so I can only assume that either the journalists conceded [...] more »