Rosa Ramirez

by Rosa Ramirez

The University of California Berkeley has announced it has appointed Edward Wasserman, a veteran newspaper editor and writer and currently the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation professor of journalism ethics at Washington and Lee University, as dean-designate of the Graduate School of Journalism. Wasserman is scheduled to start Jan. 1. His decision to […] more »

by Rosa Ramirez

As the most high-profile international collaboration, WikiLeaks offers some interesting lessons about working with news organizations abroad. But it can be difficult to untangle those lessons from the drama that surrounded the story. And frankly, very few media organizations could pull off a similar effort. But there’s another international collaboration that has some lessons to […] more »

by Rosa Ramirez

On April 11, we convened our very first event on collaboration, Collab/Space 2012, at the David Brower Center in Berkeley, Calif. We had a sold-out group of 80-plus folks interested in learning, sharing and interacting about collaborative journalism. Here’s a photo gallery of people who attended the all-day event. If you click on a photo, […] more »

by Rosa Ramirez

After weeks of examining stories of human trafficking in the Bay Area, reporters for the nonprofit San Francisco Public Press knew they had their next major project. They also knew they couldn’t report it alone. “We couldn’t afford to do it on our own,” said Michael Stoll, executive director of the quarterly publication. “We decided […] more »

by Rosa Ramirez

While investigative collaborations are blossoming in newsrooms across the country, few are taking place between mainstream and niche media. As a result, news organizations could be missing the opportunity to reach a wider audience, tap into reporters’ talents, and uncover stories from perspectives not often examined. Niche media include ethnic media and those that publish […] more »