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Tech boost to community organizing

February 17, 2009

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How Barack Obama brought a touch of web 2.0 to traditional community organizing. Listen here

Printomortis looming

February 3, 2009

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Bad idea is a hip magazine that I stumbled across via a post on Martin Bright’s Facebook page. It’s been going for years, so shame on me for only discovering their site this year. As I sit in the newsroom of a mainstream news organisation plotting my escape route,  independently run sites like Bad Idea represent […]

Boycott Buy a Newspaper Day

January 27, 2009

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Don’t buy a newspaper, support online advertising instead! 2 February has set aside as Buy A Newspaper Day in the US. Just last week, French president Nicholas Sarkozy announced a €600 million package to prop up France’s ailing newspaper industry. The proposed measures include free newspaper subscription for 18 year-olds, paid partly by the government […]

Journalism in global crisis

October 1, 2008

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Following on from my post yesterday, the issue of a journalistic crisis appears to be as much of as an ongoing story as the financial crisis. In today’s Corriere della Sera, Marco Pratellesi, editor in chief of Corriere online, blogs about Italian journalists suffering from a cultural crisis and a rupture between generations. Apparently the same issues are […]