Crowdsourcing and community with Terry Parris, Jr.

Crowdsourcing and community with Terry Parris, Jr.

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So there’s this term “shoe leather reporting,” right? You wear shoes and you go out into the community and you knock on doors and you ask questions. And that’s sort of been a term for a very long time. It’s still a term. It’s still a thing that everybody does. I like that idea and I like the concept and from my perspective, I find ways to do the same thing but I can do them digitally. I can do them with Facebook groups or listservs or forums or any sort of conversation that is happening on the Internet. It’s “social shoe leather journalism.”

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