Newsrooms from Journal Register’s 18 dailies have supplied lists of stories they are attempting to crowdsource as part of this project. This page was set up to provide a venue for them to provide feedback on these story ideas and how to draw reader attention and interaction.
We will continue to post additional crowdsourcing resources on this page as well:
As some of us conference at CUNY around networked journalism, here are my coordinates for the territory we need to be searching. I got them from doing a distributed trend story with Wired.com and thinking through the results.
5 Ways to Crowdsource Easily, Legally & with Quality
Posted by Jeremy Caplan at 6:28 AM on May 12, 2010 When Jeff Howe coined the term “Crowdsourcing” in a 2006 Wired cover story, journalism was just tiptoeing beyond comments into the wild world of reader blogs.
Four years later, as journalism organizations race to find new remedies for a painful revenue drought, crowdsourcing is spreading into news organizations in myriad ways.
Using print to ask direction questions as the Pottstown Mercury did on the bottom of A1