Monthly Archives: October 2006
BrooWaha is a LA-based collaborative online newspaper.(LAobserved) Interesting concept, but two things: the stories are rated by a popularity contest; and it doesn’t appear to pay. No offense, but who is going to work for free? On the otherhand, a … Continue reading
Interesting http://greaterorange.blogspot.com/that serve the community and are written by the community.
“Want to protect and improve the quality of local journalism in Southern California? Great. Then go hire some of those folks that Tribune’s about to lay off and start up your own newsroom. Worried about the high cost of starting … Continue reading
“blogs are largely the habitat of unemployed writers, enraged misanthropes, retired teachers, aging journalists and people who normally pass their time doodling or making obscene telephone calls.”
I don’t know what people did before the invention of the Internet. It gives a news junkie a plethora of options to quickly get what we need to read. Sites such as Rough and Tumble and Slate’s Today’s Papers get … Continue reading
Leading several countries in time spent online and watching television is good news, right? Of course, the three hours reading print a week is humbling.
Sunlight Foundation has started a research and reporting project that will enable citizen journalists to find out how many members of the House of Representatives have their spouses on the payroll. – The question is how can we localize this … Continue reading