Tag Archives: citizen journalism

The Saturday Six Pack with Mark Maynard: episode three

The cold that I’d spent the better part of the week trying to stay ahead of finally caught up with me this weekend. And, by the time I was making my way into the AM 1700 studio, I was a coughing, sneezing, dripping mess. But, I somehow made it through the show… It had occurred […]

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The Ypsilanti Courier’s parent company launches Community Media Lab, in hopes of having community members create content for free

I just learned, thanks to a reader of this site, that the parent company of the Ypsilanti Courier has launched a community journalism support center in downtown Ypsilanti. According to a release from the Journal Register Company, the facility, called the Community Media Lab, has already opened its doors on Michigan Avenue, within the SPARK […]

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Bonnie Bucqueroux on the Lansing Online News

As I think I’ve demonstrated here in the past, I’m intrigued by what’s going on around the United States in the emerging field of citizen journalism. I like the idea of regular people rising up, motivated by the ever-decreasing quality of local reportage, and launching their own online news communities. As some of you may […]

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