Wow! KQED drops out of news project

Current has the news that KQED is out of the Bay Area News Project and the NY Times is in. Personally, I’m fairly disappointed in this turn of events. Perhaps KQED will tell its side of the story in the days to come. So far, all that’s available is speculation and back-room chatter.

Changing the rules of the game

I was catching up on some reading over the Christmas weekend and came across a fascinating post over at Reflections of a Newsosaur about Panorama — a fascinating project from McSweeney’s that puts a ton of new journalism out into the world… in print. But what was just as interesting as the project was the…

Should public media make Education its mission?

UPDATE: I added some comments about what “education” means to me at the bottom of the post. An interesting new article was posted last week that caught my eye (thanks to @kevintraver): A More Public Role for Public Broadcasting: Education by Dale Dougherty / O’Reilly Radar The gist of the article seems to be that…