Jed Miller writes about building town blogs at Personal Democracy Forum (another site I contribute to):
Mark Glaser of OJR keeps a steady eye on the encounter between journalism and the Internet. In today’s article he uses the lovely coinage “town blog” to describe a wave of new “hyperlocal” citizen media sites.
There’s really good thinking here about microjournalism as a collaboration between editorial thinking and citizen anthills. Glaser’s not boostering for “chaordic” journalism, but thinking intelligently about how the traditional and the new can collaborate