Local news from locals and aggregated from professional news sources. Can this work in a city the size of Seattle? Probably.
One of my bosses after attending a Dan Gillmor/JD Lasica talk: “But I wonder: how many people will be joining in. Are citizen-journalists merely going to be talking to each other? Or is this the future?”
Jay Rosen is looking for volunteers to put some time in on New Assignment’s first project. Are you game? Am I? Do I really have minutes left in my day to take on yet another side project? Maybe if we all volunteered to do just a little…
Looks like Andrew was doing a bit of citizen journalism around SJSU during the Mardi Gras festivities last night. Please don’t ask me why there’s Mardi Gras rowdiness in San Jose. Anyway, he even gets a quote from Sgt. Noriega, a familiar UPD PIO.
A round-up of local media and citizen coverage of a breaking news story in blog-happy Knoxville.
AP hooks up with a citizen journalism aggregator. Breaking news coverage is going to start changing rapidly, and editing and dispersing credible citizen reports is going to become part of a wire editor’s job.
Notes on launching a citizen-journalism and/or hyperlocal community site, a la Pegasus News.