Dan Gillmor moving on

Dan Gillmor of the San Jose Mercury News writes in his blog that he is moving on to work full time on a "citizen-journalism project." All bets are that blogs will be the enabler and that many of the ideas outlined in his book will be part of it. We’re seeing more and more "hyper-local" news projects where the writers are leveraging weblog technology to break out of the costly infrastructure of big media companies to take back editorial control and experiment with new business models.

"Practice what you preach." says Joi Ito.

There are several sites out there including Pegasus News, and Metroblogging.com. There are many more on the way, I’m sure.

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