Posts tagged 'journalism-ecosystem'
Posted: March 14, 2011 | Tags: journalism-ecosystem
Nonprofit online news organizations may eventually take over the community information function traditionally provided by newspapers, said Phil Meyer, an advisory board member for the Investigative Reporting Workshop.
In an interview with Sara Brown on the “Who Needs Newspapers?” website, Meyer said that if private enterprise will not be responsible for “preserving the first rough draft of history,” then charitable foundations would have to do it.
Meyer pointed to Executive Editor Charles Lewis’ new journalism ecosystem as a census of 60 nonprofits currently working in online media.
“One of my tasks before I give my next out-of-town lecture is going ...
As the journalistic landscape continues to shift, journalists themselve are taking charge, with new businesses and models.
And journalism schools continue to experiment with their offerings and curriculum in response. Earlier today, City University of New York announced it will establish the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism with two $3 million grants from the Tow and Knight foundations.
Jeff Jarvis, CUNY associate professor and director of the new center, wrote in his blog that the grants will help establish the country's first master's degree in entrepreneurial journalism, continue research in new business models for news and help to ...
Since 2000, news has become "pervasive, portable, personalized, participarty — and a social experience."
This was among the findings by the Pew Internet Project's latest study on "How Media Consumption Has Changed Since 2000."
Project Director Lee Rainie spoke at the "Monetizing Online Business" conference last week in New York.
The study found that 62 percent of Americans use the Internet on an average day, while 56 percent say they go online to have fun or kill time.
The number of people going online to find their news (61 percent) is catching up to the number of people who turn ...
In the past decade, newsrooms have lost nearly a third of their staff due to drastic decreases in advertising revenue, and journalism nonprofits are stepping up to fill in that void.
“We have this very strange landscape today where we have more than two dozen (journalism) nonprofits across the United States and they are proliferating like rabbits,” said Investigative Reporting Workshop’s Executive Editor Charles Lewis at the National Press Club this morning.
Adair explained PolitiFact ...
Some predict commercial media will give up altogether on pricey investigative reporting and that nonprofits will continue to take a more prominent role in journalism.
Workshop Executive Editor Charles Lewis, who has founded four nonprofit journalism organizations, will be on a panel Monday at the National Press Club speaking about how to excel in this new media landscape.
He is quoted in the most recent recent issue of the Columbia Journalism Review about what he refers to as the "emerging ecosystem of investigative reporting."
The CJR piece, by reporter Jill Drew, looks at how nonprofit journalism is breaking new ground ...