Free Kindle Book: Ex-Gannett Employee Has Citizen Journalism Novel

Former Gannett Employee Offers Free ebook download of kNewspapers: A Novel About Love and Citizen Journalism Today 7/2 MUNCIE, IN – Known by many as Middletown and studied for nearly a hundred years, Muncie, Indiana will soon be known as the city where the first fictional Citizen Journalism Book was published. Home to Ball State [...]

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List of Citizen Journalism Books

I put together a Listmania list over at Amazon of some of the Citizen Journalism books – fiction and non-fiction. Yes, I included my book. If I’ve left some out – I’m sure I have – let me know and I’ll add them. I may be updating the list or finding a better home for [...]

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Love and Journalism: a Collection of Poetry

What?! Poetry?! Yes. In preparation of releasing kNewspapers: a Grassroots / Citizen Journalism Novel later this month, I’ve published a collection of poems from the book on Kindle. The ebook – Love and Journalism: a Collection of Poetry – is free for Amazon Prime members and only $2.99 for everyone else. The book will be [...]

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CNN’s iReport hit hard by pay-per-view scandal

By Percy Lipinski CNN recently announced the recipients of its third annual iReport Awards, which honored outstanding iReporters for their contributions to CNN’s online citizen journalism arm in 2012. The clean, professional polish of the awards contrasted starkly with the controversy CNN found itself battling in the wake of the same awards last year, a controversy that [...]

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AOL Patch is Gilded Old Media

Oh noes! Layoffs coming to Patch as they get a new CEO. The “streamlining” smells to me a lot like old media. While AOL may try to pawn off their efforts as “grassroots journalism” the people are not stupid. AOL Patch is nothing more than old media slapped with golden paint to try to appear [...]

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