Tag Archives: Knight Foundation

Entrepreneurial Journalism: The Future Is Now

Posted on 20. Sep, 2010 by .

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The City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism announced today it will establish the nation’s most intensive program in entrepreneurial journalism with the creation of the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism and the nation’s first Master of Arts degree in Entrepreneurial Journalism. The $10 million Tow-Knight Center will receive $3 million in funding […]

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Revised Business Models

Posted on 16. Mar, 2010 by .

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Over the last few months we have presented our New Business Models For News at a number of workshops and meetings. And we’ve received a lot of valuable feedback that has helped us further refine our models. Although these genericized models are supported by extensive, well-documented research, they are but one possible view of the […]

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NewBizNews: What ad sales people hear

Posted on 05. Feb, 2010 by .

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Recently, at CUNY, we held a roundtable for ad sales people from hyperlocal blogs to big newspapers to hear what they are hearing from local merchants. We’re wrapping up our research for the New Business Models for News Project — indeed, it was Alberto Ibarg├╝en, head of the Knight Foundation that funded this work, who […]

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The state of the art of news

Posted on 11. Jan, 2010 by .

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My response to the Project for Excellence in Journalism’s study that found most original reporting in Baltimore still comes from major media: No shit. We need a study to determine this? Well, maybe we do. I think it is worthwhile to have a baseline to compare where news goes in years to come. When I […]

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Teaching entrepreneurial journalism

Posted on 11. Jan, 2010 by .

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On Friday, we at CUNY had the honor of playing host to a conference (call) for more than two dozen educators around the world — New York to Arizona to Berkeley to Guadalajara to London to Oslo — who are teaching or starting to teach entrepreneurial journalism. Here’s the wiki where we will continue to […]

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NewBizNews Conference Videos: Services & Partners (cont.)

Posted on 10. Dec, 2009 by .

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Representatives from a number of companies gave brief presentations (followed by Q & A) on how hyperlocal sites can benefit from their services. Outside.in (Mark Josephson) ______________ GameChanger (Ted Sullivan) ______________ Buzzr.com (Ed Sussman) ______________ Transparensee (Alex Acree, Steve Lavine) ______________ Adify (Jim Larrison) ______________________________

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The near future

Posted on 07. Dec, 2009 by .

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Xark raised fair and unfair criticism of our work at the New Business Models for News Project. I’ll respond: Xarc’s Dan Conover says that the models we presented look a lot like present models, only different. Fair and true. Our goal was to look at what news in a metro market would look like if […]

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NewBizNews Conference Videos: Services & Partners

Posted on 03. Dec, 2009 by .

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Representatives from a number of companies gave brief presentations (followed by Q & A) on how hyperlocal sites can benefit from their services. PaperG (Victor Wong) ______________ Spot.us (David Cohn) ______________ SeeClickFix (Ben Berkowitz) ______________ GrowthSpur (Mark Potts)

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NewBizNews Conference Videos: Next Steps — What We Heard, What We Need

Posted on 01. Dec, 2009 by .

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At the conclusion of the day-long event, conference participants set the agenda for the continuing conversation:

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NewBizNews Conference Videos: Partnerships with Local Media

Posted on 01. Dec, 2009 by .

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Jeff Jarvis moderates this “reverse panel,” featuring questions from the conference participants to a group of media company executives.

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