Gannett Embraces Crowdsourcing

The news that Gannett is trading in it’s newsrooms for Information Centers is being heavily discussed. Most are viewing it as an opportunity to lose staff and rely on the public for news. Although, the details of the plans read more like an attempt to retrain ‘old media’ staff to prepare them and Gannett for the future.

Jeff Howe at is closely involved with the story and is posting regular updates.

Other coverage so far:

And a roundup of conclusions from


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