Posts tagged: newspaper

mediageek 2 April 2009: ChiTownDailyNews Tries a New Model for Local Journalism

Geoff Dougherty is the founding editor of ChiTownDailyNews, a locally-focused news website employing professional journalists working with over 100 volunteer reporters to cover Chicago news not reported in the major mainstream news outlets. On this edition of the radioshow Geoff tells us about the site and the reasons why it pursues a this model.

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mediageek 5 February 2009: Streetwise

Streetwise is a social enterprise designed to help severely impoverished men and women out of poverty. They publish weekly StreetWise, a general interest newspaper with a gritty “from the streets perspective” to give insight to its readers on what is really going on in Chicago.

Suzanne Hanney is the Editor-in-Chief of Streetwise and Ben Cook is the Production Director. The join this edition of mediageek to talk about the paper and its mission.

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