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Donnerstag, Januar 17, 2008

Introduction to Citizen Media

from Global Voice Online in English (8 pg., PDF) ... Spanish PDF

Samstag, April 14, 2007

Hartsville Today's - Small Town Citizen Media Cook Book

In August 2006 we reported about the successful start of Hartsville Today by Douglas J. Fischer. Now they have released their "cook book" for small town citizen journalism, sharing there experience.

Douglas says on his blog (Common Sense Journalism):
"The 72-page guide, titled 'Hartsville Today: The first year of a small-town citizen journalism site,' covers developing and designing the Web site, recruiting and training volunteer contributors, using paid staff, generating ad sales and more. In addition to covering all the aspects, we think it is the first major extended study of such a site, the postings and their contributors, ...”

Download guide (PDF, 1,1 MB)

See also the following post on Citizen Journalism my other side:
Citizen Media: Fad or the Future of News?

via Citmedia

Sonntag, April 08, 2007

The Citizen Tube

YouTube has now a News & Politics Editor 'Steve Grove' ... and a Political Vlog.



via Peter Turi

(Cross-posting on 'HEM on Media, Marketing & Internet)

Montag, März 26, 2007

Principles of Citizen Journalism

the basis of journalistic work for professionals and non-professionals alike. Hosted at Jan Schaffer’s J-Lab site at the University of Maryland. More ...

An interactive overview of the 'Principles of Citizen Journalism', with more than 40 audio and video interviews and scores of resources.

Montag, Februar 05, 2007

Citizen Media: Fad or the Future of News?

Jan Schaffer (J-Lab Executive Director) and colleagues of the J-Lab produced an impressive study about the citizen-media movement.

Citizen Media: Fad or the Future of News?
The rise and prospects of hyperlocal journalism

Content

Chapter 1: The Big Picture
• Chapter Introduction
• About the Study
• Hyperlocal Diversity
• Defining Citizen Media
• Common Characteristics
• Having Impact

Chapter 2: Mapping Citizen Media Models
• Chapter Introduction
• Community Cooperatives
• Trained Citizen Journalist Sites
• Professional Journalist Non-profit Sites
• Professional Journalist For-profit Sites
• Blog Aggregator Sites
• Syndicated Multi-site Models
• Legacy Media Sites
• Solo Enterprise Non-profit Sites
• Solo Enterprise For-profit Sites

Chapter 3: Creating Content
• Chapter Introduction
• To Edit or Not
• Mission Statements
• Getting Back What You Put Out
• Reverse Publishing: From Web to Print

Chapter 4: Building Interest
• Chapter Introduction
• Starting Out
• Offering Feedback
• Expanding Coverage
• Assigning the Job
• Building on Brands

Chapter 5: Making Money
• Chapter Introduction
• Bluffton Today
• Wicked Local
• New West
• Village Soup
• Backfence
• Baristanet
• Voice of San Diego

Chapter 6: Charting Success, Sustainability
• Chapter Introduction
• Community Sites
• New Media Companies
• Old Media Companies
• Wish Lists

Appendix:
Methodology
Who Participated in 31 In-depth Interviews?
Who Participated in the Survey?

News release

Full report online

CitMedia Sites are Here to Stay !

via Dan Gillmor on Center for Citizen Media:Blog