Dan Gillmor on Grassroots Journalism
Dan Gillmor - We the media: Grassroots Journalism By The People, For the People
Febuary 14, 2005
"Dan Gillmor, founder of Grassroots Media Inc., is working on a project to encourage and enable more citizen-based media. This weblog is devoted to the discussion of the issues facing grassroots journalism as it grows into an important force in society.
Dan is author of We the Media: Grassroots Journalism By the People, For the People, a 2004 book that is widely credited as the first comprehensive look at way the collision of technology and journalism is transforming the media landscape.
From, Dan was a columnist at the San Jose Mercury News, Silicon Valley's daily newspaper, and wrote a weblog for SiliconValley.com. He joined the Mercury News after six years with the Detroit Free Press. Before that, he was with the Kansas City Times and several newspapers in Vermont."
Dan Gillmore in conversation with Dave Winer at the Future in Review conference. Topics: the importance of blogging and citizen journalism.
Interview with Nicole Simon.
Nicole Simon interviews him on his new venture of a Center for Citizen Media, and how journalism has changed in this digital world.