Tag Archives: Placeblogger
Posted on 27. Sep, 2007 by David Cohn.
Introduction and Narrative: In February of 2005 Lisa Willaims started H2OTown (www.h2otown.info). She had recently left her job and wanted to get to know Watertown Massachusetts better, but decided to do her learning process in public. H2OTown also allowed others in the area to blog, creating a townhall atmosphere. It is what Williams calls a [...]
Posted on 18. Sep, 2007 by David Cohn.
Introduction and Narrative: Fresno Famous launched April 1st, 2004 when Jarah Euston moved back to Fresno from New York. In her early 20′s and feeling alienated from her home town Euston had no idea what Fresno had to offer in terms of night life or a music scene. That was the imputes of Fresno Famous, [...]
Posted on 15. Sep, 2007 by David Cohn.
Introduction and Narrative: BostonNOW, a free metro paper, launched in April of 2007 after Russell Pergament, most recently from AM New York, hooked up with Dagsbrun, an Icelandic media company, for financial backing. John Wilpers, former editor of the Washington Examiner, was brought on board to help shape the emerging free metro as its editor. [...]
Posted on 13. Sep, 2007 by David Cohn.
Introduction and Narrative: Debra Galant began her journalism career in 1977 and by 1998 was a New Jersey columnist for the New York Times. After the Times gave her column to someone else, Galant received the URL Debragalant.com as a birthday present from her husband. The next three months Galant spent starting a personal typepad [...]