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News War

By Josh Marks, published on Feb 22, 2007

...The first two episodes put into context the confrontations between the press and the Bush administration since the president took office, and the thin line between the freedom of the press and national security concerns in our post-9/11 world. Part three is a must-watch for BrooWaha contributors and anyone involved in citizen journalism. It is titled "What's happening to the News" and examines the challenges facing traditional media and the rise in citizen journalism. Bergman takes viewers into the L.A. Times newsroom to witness the major shakeups going on downtown. It... (more)

Tags: journalism, citizen journalism, islam, broowaha

BrooWaha Whips Into New York

By Fantomas, published on Feb 18, 2007

Mayrav Saar from Fishbowl LA (blog for media professionals in LA), wrote a short post about the launch of BrooWaha New York. Here it is: Our favorite homegrown citizen journalism site, BrooWaha, is expanding its reach to New York. FBLA wrote about the 6-month-old Web site when it first launched and noted founder/editor Ariel Vardi's desire for the site to be *the* super-local news spot of Los Angeles. While Old Media-types scoffed, Vardi quietly met his goals. On the site he writes: "I have personally noticed a significant increase in the overall quality of the writing on the website.... (more)

Tags: los angeles, new york, journalism, citizen journalism, broowaha

BrooWaha New York launches

By Ariel, published on Feb 14, 2007

Dear Readers, It is my great pleasure to announce that your very own Broowaha is launching a New York edition and welcoming new contributors from the New York area! The new website for BrooWaha New York is: As a visitor from BrooWaha Los Angeles, you have access to most features on BrooWaha New York. You can read articles, leave comments, send messages, etc... The main restriction on visitors is that they can only publish articles in their city of origin. However, please feel free to browse the New York edition and support your fellow contributors from the east... (more)

Tags: los angeles, new york, broowaha

tsarfatit - The first Francophile Jewish Network

By mikewinsc, published on Feb 14, 2007

...The first Francophile Jewish network With very limited budget, resources and time, they are really making a difference. Sure, the website introduced a number of social networking features, such as profiles, private messages, chats or forums, but the idea is to go further than that. Like Broowaha, tsarfatit encourages its members to contribute to the content and the development of the site. Any registered member on tsarfatit can post articles on topics such as politics, culture, society or religion for to name a few. But you can also post events, photos, react to articles, post a... (more)

Tags: los angeles, new york, miami, france, religion, restaurant, education, broowaha

Interview with Glenn Koenig, Photographer for the LA Times

By Ariel, published on Feb 11, 2007

When the LA Times was working on an article about our very own BrooWaha a few months ago, I had the chance to meet Glenn Koenig, one of their Staff Photographers, when he came to my house to take my picture. Because I have always had a passion for photojournalism, I had a great time observing Glenn at work. I was able to chat with him during the shoot and acquire a few photography tips! We kept in touch and he gracefully accepted to grant BrooWaha an interview and share his thoughts on photography and the state journalism today. The interview is reproduced below: When did you become... (more)

Tags: los angeles, journalism, citizen journalism, photography, california, police, shooting, real estate, traffic, broowaha

Jack Daniels and Tennessee Williams

By Steven Lane, published on Feb 4, 2007

...Simply put, what consenting adults choose to do in their personal lives simply is none of my business. I try to apply this philosophy to all things sexual, religious and, in spite of a Bush White House, politics. It has worked well for me for a very long time. I recently wrote a piece for Broowaha that detailed a short period of time I was fortunate enough to have spent with Christine Jorgensen in Hawaii in the 70's. She was a great lady and it was a pleasure to have had the opportunity to work with her. At the end of the story, I mentioned we spent an afternoon with Tennessee Williams. ... (more)

Tags: broowaha

BrooWaha Woo Hoo!

By Soulglo, published on Jan 25, 2007

I haven't been a Broowaha contributor for very long, but so far so good. I've been browsing the site today and I am very impressed with the quality of the articles and authors who contribute. Media outlets such as this are what make America great, not only do we have freedom of speech, we have forums like BrooWaha where people of all ages, ethnicities and political opinions can share their ideas and points-of view. It can be difficult for aspiring journalists such as myself to find places that are willing to publish what we have to say. Since we don't have mile-long resumes, we are often... (more)

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A day at Photo LA 2007

By Ariel, published on Jan 21, 2007

...don't go to Photo LA for the art, you can still go for some celebrity sightings. Meg Ryan, Beck and probably many others could be seen yesterday, and chances are that you will be able to see other stars today. Following Photo LA, the Santa Monica Civic Center will host next week another Artsfair inc exposition: Art LA, the New Los Angeles International Contemporary Art Fair. For more information, go to To see some photos shot at the photo la 2007 expo (Beck included), go to BrooWaha's Flickr group: (more)

Tags: los angeles, new york, photography, flickr, broowaha, santa monica

Welcome to BrooWaha New York

By Fantomas, published on Jan 19, 2007

Welcome! Thanks a lot for joining BrooWaha New York, your local newspaper. As you may know, BrooWaha is a platform that lets you express yourself, and get rewarded for your work. This reward is expressed in terms of what we call Popularity points. You can see how many points you have by having a look at your profile. Your popularity is measured according to numerous factors including the ratings other readers give your articles, the number of people reading them, and how significant and regular your contribution to the newspaper is. The more popular you are, the more weight you will be... (more)

Tags: los angeles, new york, journalism, broowaha

"Offensive", "WTF", "Who wrote this...?"

By D. E. Carson, published on Jan 14, 2007

...encounter an individual, a group or an organization that in our minds “does us wrong?” Take this one step further, it is possible that we have done someone else wrong on the same level? When I wrote that article I actually contemplated the consequences of its posting. Of course BrooWaHa is not liable for anything I write, however, it does have the option of refusing to publish anything I do write with my only recourse being to either rewrite the article or write a different one entirely. I took a chance on it even being published knowing that I would then have to wait to see ... (more)

Tags: los angeles, new york, california, broowaha

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