Reinventing Journalism: What Is It and What Could It Be?
Highlights from the Pew Center's New York forum. Featuring: Mike McCurry, Zoe Baird, Steve Brill, Jack Nelson, and Alex Jones.
Rethinking the Old. Trying Something New.
Wisconsin State Journal's Tom Still updates the evolution of "We the People/Wisconsin," the nation's oldest civic journalism project.
What's Happening in Pew Projects
The Pew Center helps to fund 15 new projects for 2000.
Health: Making a Difference in Allentown
The Morning Call in Allentown, PA, has an ambitious three-year project to not only inform readers about heart disease but also to lower their risk of getting it. By Pat Ford.
Broadcasters: Rethinking Elections
Highlights from the Best Practices 2000 workshop held in Washington DC, Dec. 10-12, 1999 "Thinking out of the Ballot Box: Reinventing Election Coverage."
Civic Journalism: Point -- Counterpoint
RTNDA keynoter, NBC/MSNBC Anchor Brian Williams' remarks about civic journalism prompted responses from Ramon Escobar and Jon Greenburg, two broadcast journalists leading the field in developing civic journalism techniques.
Linking Civic and Conventional Journalists
Pew Center Director Jan Schaffer looks at how civic journalism reporting and language are merging with the journalism credibility movement.
Crime: The Oregonian Creates New Reflexes
Crime news is a staple of the newspaper business. But that doesn't mean it has to be done by the same old rules. The Oregonian is proving you can cover a traditional beat in a new-- more meaningful-- way. By Pat Ford.