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Posts on ‘April 10th, 2006’

Traditional Media Organizations Involve Audience: Survey Ideas Requested

As noted last Friday, we’re going to look deeply into what traditional news organizations are doing to engage their communities (of interest and/or geography) in the journalism process. Here’s an outline, prepared in large part by Olivia Ma at Harvard University, of how we propose to look at this. We’d like to hear your ideas. […]

Journalism by Net-Funded Tip Jar

Joshua Ellis, at, wrote: The first Saturday in April is one of the two days a year when the Trinity test site in New Mexico is open to the public — the next time is in October. Trinity, if you’re not familiar, is where the first nuclear bomb was detonated in July of 1945. […]

Beyond Broadcast Gathering: Blog and Details

We’re helping to convene Beyond Broadcast 2006: Reinventing Public Media in a Participatory Culture, a gathering on May 12-13 at the Berkman Center (Harvard Law School), where we will: explore the thesis that traditional public media — public broadcasting, cable access television, etc — face a unique opportunity to embrace new participatory web-based media models […]

Blog Service Gets Newspaper Investment

Reuters: Newspapers buying into blog service. A syndication service that delivers commentary from 600 bloggers for use by newspaper publishers is set to launch tomorrow, further blurring the lines that divide blogs and mainstream media.

A TV Net Breakthrough, But…

Reuters: Disney to make TV shows available free on Web. Walt Disney Co.’s ABC Television will offer some of its most popular shows, such as “Desperate Housewives” and “Lost,” for free on the Internet in a two-month trial, the company said on Monday. Advertising revenue will support the trial run on, with advertisers AT&T […]