Thanks to Jack Dew at the Berkshire Eagle for focusing attention today on the future of journalism. If the subject interests you, you can find more at the "beta" site of UMass Media Giraffe Project and at MGP's llink and reference blog and general blog site. For reports on news-industry gatherings, see http://www.newshare.org. And finally, please add a comment to this post if you have any suggestions for how you'd like to see GreylockNews.COM evolve. Or just do something low-tech -- call 413-458-8001. Is the emergence of "blogs" or "citizen journalism" an indication of dissatisfaction with established media? If so, why? And what will sustain all this grassroots effort -- if not advertising?