Journalism Without Journalists: How One
German Publisher Experimented a Little
This fascinating paper by a fellow at Harvard's Shorenstein Center for the Press is worth a close read, followed by some reflection. "One of my motivations in founding Readers Edition came from the realization that most journalists would rather work the whole day summarizing various angles of a story gleaned from different news agencies than follow up on a comment or a tip from a single reader," the author writes. Whether you're a producer or consumer of news (or both), there's plenty of food for thought in this, folks. We're eager to hear your comments.