David Cohn

Founder & Director, Spot.Us
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imageDavid Cohn has written for Wired, Seed, Columbia Journalism Review and The New York Times among other publications. While working toward his master's degree at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, David worked with Jay Rosen as the editor at the groundbreaking Newassignment.net in 2006, which focused on citizen journalism and ways news organizations could explore the social web.

David also worked with Jeff Jarvis from Buzzmachine.com to organize the first Networked Journalism Summits, which brought together the best practices of collaborative journalism three years in a row (2007-2009). He has been a contributing editor at NewsTrust.net, a founding editor of Broowaha and most recently created Spot.Us, a nonprofit that is pioneering "community funded reporting." In 2010-2011 he was a fellow at the Reynolds Institute of Journalism and is a frequent speaker on topics related to new media and beyond.

KDMC Sessions

So you got the money.  Now what?
September 13, 2011, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Video: Video: McLellan, Cohn, Francisco, Mosqueda: So you got the money. Now what?
SEMINAR: Knight Community Info Challenge Boot Camp 2011

March 22, 2010, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
PowerPoint: Presentation: David Cohn: So You Just Got a Bunch of Money…
Flash File: Video: David Cohn: So You Just Got a Bunch of Money…
SEMINAR: Knight Community Info Challenge Boot Camp

Transformational Tool Kit: Lessons from the Frontlines
December 07, 2009, 12:45 PM - 4:15 PM
PowerPoint: Richard Hernandez’s Presentation
Link: Audio of Mark Luckie’s Presentation
PDF: Hello Public Broadcasters: Innovate or Die (Cohn)
PDF: YouTube for News Organizations (Ma)
Word Document: Links and Captures from the LIVE site tour (Schrenkler)
PDF: News for the People (Mernit)
SEMINAR: Digital Leadership Summit for Public Radio Stations

Using Online Tools to Reinforce your Career
May 20, 2009, 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
SEMINAR: Multimedia Reporting and Convergence Workshop


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