Collaborators in South Los Angeles-A group of collaborative journalists in Leimert Park is pooling their skills to investigate the Marlton Square "redevelopment hell."

What do concerned citizens of the inner-city do when they feel that the mainstream press has let the community down as a watchdog over a major redevelopment projects?

They watch out for themselves.

Move over citizen journalism — make room for collaborative journalism, a new effort online. Its purveyors hope it will grow into a sort of synthesis of bloggers and journalists with press passes. The members of the joint effort want to take a hard look at one of the many stories
that doesn't make the mainstream media but remains of great concern to a
neighborhood in South Los Angeles. Read More

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Comment by enhager on August 26, 2010 at 9:25pm
Great take on the story and the future of local journalism. If anyone wants to learn more about and support this project, by and for the Leimert Park community, please visit Spot.us - http://spot.us/pitches/447-redevelopment-hell

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