JTM:MN - Lynn Chakoian - Passion of Place


Lynn Chakoian, Owner & Editor of Kicktime.org, talks about her community in Wisconsin's Kickapoo Valley and the role her blog plays in connecting the long time community and new comers, who often have different views. She also speaks about her background in environmentalism and how that interest inspired her blog.

This video is a clip from the Journalism That Matters: The Passion of Place conversation that took place at Minnesota Public Radio. Twelve citizen-journalists -- "placebloggers" -- gathered on Friday, June 6, 2008, to discuss what motivates people to launch a local online news community and what are their challenges, their successes, the opportunities, vision and passion which accompany this work?

View the full 45 min version of the conversation here: http://www.archive.org/details/JournalismThatMattersMPR

For more info on Journalism That Matters, visit: http://JournalismThatMatters.org