Kevin: Ernst Poulsen writes about a Danish experiment with Google Wave, Bølgen. He says, "Despite the fact that "Bølgen" is just an experiment with a small target group, it may provide inspiration for niche-publications, where readers are often just as knowledgeable and may be just as willing to participate and showcase their own knowledge."
Kevin: A great post on the MediaShift blog about how to 'live-stream' your newsroom. It's a very good, practical list of suggestions on how to incorporate social media into a newsroom workflow. One of the most important lessons from this post is about trying to capture intelligence and information at every stage of the newgathering workflow. Journalists are constantly reading background stories that inform their work. It's important not only from the point of transparency but also in capturing value for readers to use these methods