Proposed: A News Corps to encourage young people to reinvent journalism

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"We need to attract some of the most energetic and innovative minds to this reinvention" of journalism, writes Ken Doctor. "So let's start with a News Corps of 1000, and a starting wage of $35,000 a year, a decent start and parallel to what Teach for America provides. That's a tab of $35 million a year, a paltry sum by many measures and one that could be funded by a consortium of foundations to keep it free of government taint."

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.


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