Craig’s community

Craig’s community

: Craig Newmark talks to the AP about supporting journalism. Craig will be in town for the Personal Democracy Forum and I look forward to braininstorming then.

(By the way, anyone who’d like to attend PDF can get a $70 discount with this code: buzz225.)

: LATER: Craig blogs on the need for newsrooms as an appendix to the AP story:

With all the excitement about citizens’ media, it’s easy to forget how important current news operations are. We have a lot of journalists there, but also, fact checkers, editors, and so on, and they perform an indispensable function.

I feel that citizens’ media complements that, and that professional and citizen journalists will blur together in networks of collaboration.

: And he adds more here.