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  1. Playing the News Participatory Journalism in the New Media Eco-System

  2. Four News Trends • User-generated content (citizen media) • News games • Databases, maps • Non-profit news

  3. Architecture of Participation For a Culture of Contribution

  4. BlogHer.com-12,000 blogs

  5. GlobalVoicesOnline.orgCurate, translate blogs > -200 Countries

  6. Northwest Area Foundation’s www.communityblogs.us • Track 150+ visioning projects • Community blogs, tagged, RSS • Delivery orgs - University extension services • A form of non-profit news

  7. Ordinary people committing “random acts of journalism” News and information Conversation Expertise Activism Aggregation

  8. Non-Narrative “Stories” Participatory Trends

  9. Visualizing News: Bakersfield Google mash-ups Pothole Map Nightlife Map Local Quirks Local Gangs

  10. Charticles • Text • Photos • Graphics

  11. Search & Find Exercises • EveryBlock.com - search local info. • CinciNavigator - Cincinnati Enquirer

  12. News Games Moral Compass PBS Engage MPR budget balancer Garbage Game

  13. Wikis - Knowledge Networking • www.GreatLakesWiki.org • www.LearningtoFinish.org

  14. Online Video • YouTube Citizen News - http://www.youtube.com/user/citizennews • uVu, WPBT, Miami http://uvu.channel2.org

  15. CNN’s iReport.com

  16. Citizen Media PLANKTON For Big-J Journalism

  17. Ft. Myers: Team Watchdog • News-Press: 20 citizen para-journalists • Crowdsourcing: Input on queries

  18. MSM Cit-J Sites • YourHub.com - Colorado • TribLocal.com - Chicago burbs

  19. Citizen Journalism Former journalist sites • NewHavenIndependent.com • MinnPost.com

  20. 40 New Voices Start-ups $17,000 over 2 years 0 %0 % www.J-NewVoices.org

  21. Who are Hyperlocal Cit-Jr’s • Passion for community • Yearning for ‘sense of place’ • Paying attention • Little or unsatisfactory media • Had journalism “done” to them • High ethics

  22. Independent Citizen Sites • NewCastleNOW.org • GreaterFultonNews.org

  23. New Vigor: Community TV • Cambridge Community TV Neighbor Media • St. Paul Neighborhood Network News Desk

  24. Pro/Am, Venture capital sites • NewWest.net - Pro/Am venture • NowPublic.com - $10 mil. VC funds

  25. Non-profit News “Soft Advocacy” News

  26. Think tanks, Non-profit groups Knight-Batten Winners • TechPresident.com • CFR.org- Crisis Guides

  27. Philly Non-Profit Sites • TheNextMayor.com-Philadelphia • PlanPhilly.com • Funded by Wm. Penn Fdn.

  28. RethinkCollegePark.net “Smart Growth” News

  29. Knight Citizen News Network

  30. KCNN.org Learning modules

  31. CitMedia Research Key Findings • Bridge media: News + civic participation • Fusion of news + schmooze • Metrics > community impact • Don’t need to make $$ • Expect to continue

  32. Reported Impact

  33. The Forum, Deerfield, NH IMPACT: • 7,000 homes • 200+ contributors • 37 stories/week • > candidates for office • > voter turnout • > attracted MSM

  34. Voter Turnout > to 42% from 30% In the2005 Deerfield town elections – of the 22 positions on the ballot, only 14 had candidates and only 2 were contested.

  35. Clickable Maps -Everett, Wash Civic Impact • Waterfront Renaissance - 2,500 citizens got city to change plans www.j-lab.org

  36. J-Lab Observations Citizen news has: • Less conflict • Fewer stereotypes • No parroting of experts/quotes • No false equilibrium • No scorecard journalism

  37. J-Lab Learning • Voice • inside-out, not outside in • Ethics • Gatekeepers • Chronological stories • Aspirations • Build community, not cover it

  38. Women media innovators www.newmediawomen.org

  39. J-Lab Recommendations • Partner • Nonprofits • Citizen journalism sites • Support - micro-grants? • Visualize and abbreviate • Get off auto-pilot, rethink habits • Incentivize innovation • Retain women, minorities • Celebrate civic impact

  40. Resources • KCNN.org -Knight Citizen News Network • J-Learning.org - How-to publish • J-NewVoices.org - Folo startups • J-Lab.org - Cool ideas • NewMediaWomen.org - women innovators