Dugg: PressThink: Introducing NewAssignment.Net | Jay Rosen

Jay Rosen wrote on July 25, 2006 about his idea for NewAssignment.Net ("an experiment in open-source reporting"):

"(…) Assignments are open sourced. They begin online. Reporters working with smart users and blogging editors get the story the pack wouldn't, couldn't or didn't. (…) There's $10,000 to test it, courtesy of Craig Newmark.

(…) The site uses open source methods to develop good assignments and help bring them to completion; (…)"

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