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    The Sites in their Sights

    by Guy Berger
    June 13, 2008

    So which are the regular websites visited by the big names at the MIT Center for Future Civic Media conference? I asked people like Jay Rosen, JD Lasica, Amy Gahran, Paul Grabowicz, Henry Jenkins and others to share their favorites.

    Surveying ten or so folks shows that top of the list is Jeff Jarvis’ BuzzMachine. It’s followed closely by Amy Gahran’s E-Media Tidbits and Jay Rosen’s Pressthink.

    Dan Gilmor, Romanesko and Mark Glaser’s MediaShift are also popular online destinations.

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    Also mentioned were:
    Paidcontent.org
    ReadWriteWeb
    Dave Winer’s Scripting News
    Doc Searles
    Steve Outing
    JD Lasica’s Social Media
    Online Journalism Review
    Cyberjournalist.net
    Dave Weinberger’s Joho
    Mindy McAdams
    Ethan Zuckerman
    Memeorandum
    Fred Wilson
    Ryan Sholin Invisible Inkling
    Charlie Beckett
    Henry Jenkins Aca-fan
    Convergence Culture Consortium (at MIT)
    Danah Boyd
    Talkingpoints
    Terry Heaton
    Grant McCracken

    Tagged: best blogs center for future civic media mit
    • Wow, I’m really honored! Thanks! Of course, Tidbits is a group effort, we have an extensive global team of contributors. I’ll be sure to pass the good news on to them — and to the Poynter Institute, which hosts Tidbits.

      – Amy Gahran

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