PlanPhilly managing editor discusses impact of public interest journalism
January 29, 2013By Eric Walter
Apologies if this comes off as a little "inside baseball," but we know that certain astute readers are interested in not only the daily goings-on of the region, but also the methods, motivations and models of the procurement of that information — in other words, not just the news, but the journalism itself.
For those readers who like an occasional glimpse behind the curtain, we offer this tidbit from the Center for Public Interest Journalism at Temple: a Q&A with Matt Golas, managing editor of NewsWorks partner PlanPhilly.
CPIJ has embarked on a series of interviews that delves into the measurement and evaluation of a news organization's impact. In the interview, Golas goes into some detail about the importance of understanding how PlanPhilly's coverage of civic design, planning and development affects the city under examination: Philadelphia.