Tag: public interest

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 »

by Michele McLellan

Chicago News Co-op, a 2-year-old non-profit news site, has announced it is suspending publication and re-evaluating its future. While some of the factors in play are complex and not particularly well-explained by the CNC (read editor James O’Shea’s letter to readers), what we know so far about the suspension does appear to put into focus […] more »

by Tristan Stewart-Robertson

At the Cyberspace Conference in London in November, Igor Shchegolev, the Russian minister of communications and mass media, referred to sci-fi writer Isaac Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics: 1. A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. 2. A robot must obey any orders […] more »