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Articles by Jim Barnett

Jim Barnett is a former contributor to the Nieman Journalism Lab. He worked 20 years as a newspaper reporter, first at The News & Observer and the last 10 years in the Washington bureau of The Oregonian. As a graduate student at the University of North Carolina in the mid-1980s, he studied under Philip Meyer, and attempted in 2005-06 to launch a nonprofit newsroom that would cover federal and state government using the principles of Meyer’s seminal work, Precision Journalism. He is currently a senior strategic advisor to the AARP. Email him at journalismnonprofit@gmail.com.
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