Tag Archives: citizen journalism

More on Tracy Island Online

Today’s A3 center package on Tracy Island Online barely scratches the surface of what the site has to offer. It mentions groups and calendars, but it’s also a place where you can really gauge the pulse of the community. Consider the fact that right now there are more than 179 discussion threads, some about entertainment […]

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Pre-election citizen journalism from Tracy

Tracy residents Joleen Ruffin and Mike Pihlman – both of whom I’ve interviewed in the past about the former Tracy Virtual Office, now Altamont Cowork – did some citizen reporting for TracyIslandOnline.com yesterday. Tracy Island is a social networking site and general news site that Ruffin runs partially from home, partially from Altamont Cowork. With […]

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Virtual training for citizen journalists

Are you a citizen journalist? Do you regularly update your local blog with happenings in the community? Do you spend time covering assignments of local interest? If so, YouTube’s Reporters’ Center may be a valuable resource for you. The channel is aimed at being a source of information for citizen journalists. The channel brings together […]

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More on Tracy Transit Center from Tracy Virtual Office

My assignments in the last week are all interconnected, it seems. On Jan. 26 I shot video of the Tracy Transit Center as a preview for the grand opening Feb. 1. I spent Wednesday morning interview people at Tracy Virtual Office for a Sunday story. In addition to Jennie Rodriguez writing a preview story about […]

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