The Future of News

Student Perspectives on the State of Journalism

More From David Cohn

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Our class recently spoke with digital journalism pioneer and Spot.us founder David Cohn. He shared his thoughts on how news will be collected in the future and more. For notes from our discussion with Digi Dave, see our post Notes From David Cohn.

On the idea of crowdfunding and the future of the journalism profession, see our video interview with David.

And additionally, here is a Read Write Web interview with Dave from the recent Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco.

About Spot.us

Spot.us is a non-profit startup which distributes the cost of hiring a journalist across a community of people. Based in the San Francisco Bay area, Spot.us has already funded stories where journalists have investigated things like the local police department, poverty issues, and city budgetary issues.

[via Read Write Web]

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Written by pandrewh

June 4, 2009 at 7:17 am

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