Tag: social network

by David Cohn

This month’s Carnival of Journalism, a site that I’ve organized where bloggers can convene to all write about the same topic, was hosted by Kathy Gill, a social media consultant and senior lecturer at the University of Washington, who seized on the new social network that is Google+. Still in its infancy, Google+ has been [...] more »

by Andrius Kulikauskas

The Includer can’t work simply as a device. We can write, but whose heart will leap to respond? We learn from Wendi Losha Bernadette of Actwid Kongadzem, a women’s organization in Cameroon: We all wish to thank Janet for her wonderful contribution written out on our behalf which first read exactly as if she was [...] more »

by Jay Rosen

Below is a lightly revised version of a letter that went out last week to a number of professional news organizations—some big and famous, some small and unsung—asking if they want to participate in the figuring out. My goal is to find 12 willing beat reporters at 12 newsrooms. I have about 7 to 8 [...] more »

by Jay Rosen

It started with: let’s take a beat reporter at a local newspaper with a strong online presence and develop with that reporter a beat-specific “smart mob” or social network that would help in reporting stories and doing a better job on the beat. I would secure the cooperation of the paper and its editor, and [...] more »