By Jacob Caggiano For the first time ever, The American Society of News Editors and the Associated Press Media Editors joined forces for the ASNE-APME 2014 convention in Chicago. The sessions were all quite informative, though some were downright sobering. In addition to all the economic woes that journalism is up against, there were extraordinary … Continue reading Nine ways to grow a better relationship with your audience: Lessons from ASNE-APME 2014
By Jacob Caggiano There was a hint of trepidation on the planning call when we found out we would have to compete with a concurrent session at ASNE-APME 2014 called “How to Succeed at Mobile Before It’s Too Late.” We were not entirely sure if the crowd would choose ambition over pragmatism. We ended up with … Continue reading Enthusiasm at ASNE-APME 2014 to grow audience through engaging communities
By Jennifer Neutel ASNE, Journalism That Matters project will share insights, invite others to get involved As news editors from across the country convene next week, those involved in hosting a session on Growing Audience through Engaging Communities hope to see attendees inspired by experiments from their colleagues and motivated to try new ways of … Continue reading Session looks to inspire, connect editors around community engagement
By Jacob Caggiano For journalism to evolve, community engagement is key. The news cycle is no longer controlled by the industry. They may still break stories, but the public sets the tone and decides how long, how deep, and how intensely we talk about our most pressing issues. We are working to define essential skills … Continue reading What do journalists and editors want to learn about engagement?
By Jacob Caggiano As we explore how community engagement is happening across journalism, we need a way to keep track of all the great resources that surface across the web and in our conversations. Here’s a quick primer to how our Resources page works. Some of you might be familiar with Delicious. It’s a simple … Continue reading An Introduction to our Engagement Resources
By Jennifer Neutel Engaging with community is ‘the future of journalism’ The American Society of News Editors (ASNE) and Journalism That Matters (JTM) are partnering in an initiative to develop new ways for journalists to engage with their communities and meet news and information needs. David Boardman, ASNE president, says for many ASNE members engagement is a way both … Continue reading ASNE, Journalism That Matters partner in community engagement exploration
By Jennifer Neutel ‘Community engagement is critical to today’s reporting’ While news organizations are rooted in the communities they cover, some are seeing a need to go beyond traditional reporting and intentionally engage and connect with citizens on a new level. An American Society of News Editors (ASNE) and Journalism That Matters project is exploring … Continue reading Why are news organizations exploring community engagement?
By Jennifer Neutel Axiom News takes unique approach to sharing narratives New stories about an American Society of News Editors (ASNE) and Journalism That Matters (JTM) initiative exploring community engagement in news organizations are now appearing twice a week on the project’s Engagement Hub website. The stories are written by generative journalists at Axiom News, … Continue reading Stories explore news organizations’ community engagement efforts