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'''Waldo Jaquith''' is a prominent blogger and activist who lives in [[Albemarle County]]. He is a former [[City Council]] candidate who unsuccessfully sought the Democratic nomination in 2002.
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Jaquith created cvillenews.com in March 2001 and is often described as one of the community's first Internet bloggers. Cvillenews was launched as an online discussion forum for local news before this practice became known as blogging.
Jaquith also was part of downtown-focused zine that was published in the late 90's. [https://waldo.jaquith.org/distribution/distributionv3i1.pdf Volume 3, issue 1 can be read here]
Ten ideas for Charlottesville
Jaquith began appearing before Council in May 2003 in order to give ten ideas that he thought would benefit Charlottesville
- Make grants of $100 to young people under the age of 21 who promote social change
- Provide sizeable grants to sustaining a social activist
- Web. Announcing the U.S. Open Data Institute, Waldo Jaquith, 3 Jan 2014, retrieved 27 Jan 2014.
- Web. Open Data Building a Stronger Economy, Nick Sinai, White House Office of Science and Technology, 29 Oct 2013, retrieved 27 Jan 2014.
- Web. cvillenews.com, Waldo Jaquith, retrieved 1 June 2011.
- E-mail. Jack Marshall, Advocates for a Sustainable Albemarle Population. "RE: Current ASAP board?." Message to Brian Wheeler, Charlottesville Tomorrow. 3 February 2011.
- Charlottesville City Council Minutes. 19 May 2003. City of Charlottesville, Virginia. 30 Mar. 2009 <http://weblink.charlottesville.org/DocView.aspx?id=195919>.