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A Backgrounder on the MyMissourian Project
A concise explanation of how the Missouri School of Journalism explored the citizen journalism phenomenon

Academic papers

 Web-viewable PowerPoint Presentations
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Citizen Journalism: Back to the Future?
 
Discussion paper for the Carnegie‐Knight Conference on the Future of Journalism  June 2008
Opening the Door:  Making Citizen Journalism Work
A PowerPoint presentation about MyMissourian 2007
Citizen Journalism in the Heartland
Presentation for the Newspaper Association of America 2006
Putting it together:  Print and Citizen Journalism
A PowerPoint report on a Pulse readership survey 2007
Sense of Community as a Driver for Citizen Journalism
Paper presented to the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications Aug. 2006
Localization as a Driver for Citizen Journalism
A PowerPoint by Hans Meyer 2007

Nieman Reports:  Citizen Journalism
Winter 2005, with article on MyMissourian

Social Capital as a Driver for Citizen Journalism
A PowerPoint by Jeremy Littau 2007
The Citizen Journalist Movement: MyMissourian as a case study
Paper presented to the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications Aug. 2005
Narrative Storytelling as a Driver for Citizen Journalism
A PowerPoint by Hans Ibold 2007
Interactive Media Alliance:  Citizen Journalism in the Suburbs
A Powerpoint presentation for the SNA
Online Citizen Journalism: A "New "Old-fashioned Teaching Opportunity
Presentation to Missouri Press Foundation NIE program 2007
If Not News, What?
A research project on the viable content alternatives to hard news.
Opening the world's oldest J-school via one of the newest forms of journalism
Presentation to the 2007 SPJ Convention, Washington, DC