If there is any general lesson about Bayosphere, it’s that citizen journalism at the community level needs less high-flown rhetoric and more street-smart testing. The model for what works in content remains to be finished. Citizen journalism is not a failure. But there needs to be a more engaged relationship between the proprietors and impresarios of community sites and their contributors, some of whom are news-gathering novices. —Tom Grbisich —What are the lessons from Dan Gillmor’s Bayosphere? (Online Journalism Review)
A good analysis of Dan Gillmor’s Bayosphere mea culpa.