Tag: networked journalism

by Carrie Brown

What do a tiger, a badger and a duck have in common? Throughout February, they’re helping demonstrate the power of networks and social media in teaching news and strategic communication. As students in journalism courses at the universities of Memphis (Pouncer the Tiger), Wisconsin (Bucky Badger) and Oregon (The Duck) joined the annual International Collegiate Twitter [...] more »

by Amanda Hirsch

J-Lab recently released the results of its Networked Journalism pilot project, a three-year initiative that “called for eight newspapers and one public radio station to network with local blogs,” resulting in “nine different models of collaboration,” J-Lab reports. In a detailed report called Networked Journalism: What Works, J-Lab’s executive director, Jan Schaffer, outlines the problem [...] more »

by Andrew Haeg

Nearly 10 years ago, the Public Insight Network began as an experiment in radically improving journalism by harnessing the intelligence and expertise of the audience. We started simply, at MPR News, but soon began to open up the network to partners, and in so doing, asked journalists a simple question: Will you open up to [...] more »