Friday, February 09, 2007

InJo Elevator Pitch: Why Democracies Should Care

For a democratic society to focus on the innovation economy, independent journalism needs to cover it. So journalism is an important independent actor in innovation ecosystems. But news rooms are usually organized as traditional production line organizations, where each news beat is a separate line. Innovation crosses the traditional news beats (tech, business, politics, culture news), and is therefore a difficult for traditional news organisations to cover. So even though innovation is the leading driver of economic growth, it will be under-represented in the news. The InJo program is trying to do something about this.

Here in powerpoint

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