FDL Book Salon Welcomes Dan Gillmor, Mediactive

By: Sunday March 20, 2011 1:59 pm

Dan Gillmor’s latest book, Mediactive, is a guide intended to help news consumers become less passive and more active, and to enable news consumers to become news producers — what Dan calls “citizen journalism.”

FDL Manning-Lamo-Wikileaks Interview Transcripts Page Up Now

By: Friday December 31, 2010 11:45 am

FDL readers have been working collectively on a Citizen Journalism project to transcribe interviews relevant to Wikileaks, Adrian Lamo and Bradley Manning. The transcripts have been compiled on one page, which is available now:

Wikileaks-Manning-Lamo Interview Transcripts

General McChrystal Has No Idea What’s Going On in Afghanistan

By: Friday May 7, 2010 5:15 pm

McChrystal and Eikenberry’s plan for measuring progress is absolutely required if we care at all about the truth in Afghanistan. However, the variable in this plan is not necessarily the ability to produce these assessments, but access to the reliable, accurate information sources which provide the backbone of these assessments.

Notes from a Clueless Journalist: Afghan Women Love the War!

By: Monday April 19, 2010 6:30 pm

Mayhill Fowler, formerly with the Huffington Post’s OffTheBus program, has crossed the line from gossipy blogger to citizen journalist covering the war in Afghanistan. She’s advocating for a radical policy like military aggression in Afghanistan and Pakistan in complete ignorance. And she admits it!

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