Supporting each city's civic groups, arts organizations and causes, a network with a local social presence in over 300 cities strives to be a “PBS of social media sourced news.”
Posted by Lisa Skube on February 22, 2013
Topics: Blog, Experiments Tags: Audience Engagement, Best Practices, Brand Influence, Citizen Sources, Emerging Trends, Featured, Online Tools, Pat Kitano, Social Media, Technology, Tools, Twitter
Ten key ethical challenges in political journalism heating up in the 2012 election year, from social to data to bringing more truth to the system.
Posted by Emily Harris on September 28, 2012
Topics: Blog, Craft Tags: Citizen Sources, Data Visualization, Ethics, Fact-Checking, Government Accountability, Kent State, Politics, Privacy, Public Opinion Polling, Social Media, Transparency
Real newsroom practices for verifying information, including video, pictures and tweets. Specific strategies, common mistakes, tricks for finding the truth despite technological manipulation.
Posted by Journalism Accelerator on August 13, 2012
Topics: Craft, Resources Tags: Accuracy, Citizen Sources, Nieman Journalism Labs, Report, Social Media
A deliberate experiment connecting professional journalists, citizens and whistle-blowers; a source of stories on corruption worldwide; potential inspiration for your own reporting and engagement.
Posted by Journalism Accelerator on June 27, 2012
Topics: Community, Craft, Experiments, Resources Tags: Citizen Journalism, Citizen Sources, Engagement Models, Investigative Journalism
A community forum that can help publishers tap into local knowledge and sentiment, discover citizen journalists, and cover local issues in new ways.
Posted by Journalism Accelerator on April 19, 2012
Topics: Community, Distribution, Education, Resources Tags: Citizen Sources, Civic Engagement, Civic Journalism, Online Conversations
Creating a way for citizens to participate in news and reporting, PIN counts over 120,000 people in their network, with new funding to add 100,000 more while working with 45 newsrooms nationwide.
Posted by Journalism Accelerator on September 16, 2011
Topics: Community, Craft, Experiments, Resources Tags: American Public Media, Audience Engagement, Center for Public Broadcasting, Citizen Journalism, Citizen Sources, Collaboration, Crowdsourcing, Minneapolis, Public Insight Network, Public Radio