Pivot to the Intention Economy

When it comes to civic media, the attention economy is not adequate to the task of serving the unmet information needs of neglected communities. An intention economy can address this shortcoming. Continue reading Pivot to the Intention Economy

Rebuilding public trust: Q&A with the Trust Project’s Sally Lehrman

Sally Lehrman directs the journalism ethics program at Santa Clara College and its signature Trust Project. She is a longtime evangelist for journalism values and ethics as a local and national leader in the Society of Professional Journalists and the Continue reading Rebuilding public trust: Q&A with the Trust Project’s Sally Lehrman

Geneva Overholser: ‘Public Media’ or Public Interest?

[Interview conducted May 2008] It was in the depths of 2006, with the severity of the media crisis only deepening, that GENEVA OVERHOLSER — former editor of the Pulitzer-winning Des Moines Register, ombudsman for The Washington Post, and currently director Continue reading Geneva Overholser: ‘Public Media’ or Public Interest?