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
A live conference on San Francisco’s housing crisis has generated so many ideas for solutions from the community that a key organizer, the San Francisco Public Press, has decided to make this topic a focus coverage area for the foreseeable future. The San Francisco Public Press is a small non-profit public interest news agency largely … Continue reading Small news org engages community in live event to ‘hack’ San Francisco’s housing crisis
By Jennifer Neutel Participants at a Global Media Forum workshop experienced a community-building exercise that drew them into deep discussions in groups of three. The five workshop facilitators, which included The Gazette Company CEO and president Chuck Peters, wanted participants to experience a community-building exercise that could be mirrored in their own communities. “I could … Continue reading VIDEO: How can journalists build community?
By Jennifer Neutel ‘I don’t know if we can ever declare victory, but the train has left the station’ When the editorial board at the Democrat and Chronicle embarked on hosting “listening tours” — encouraging readers to attend various meetings and discuss community issues related to race and poverty — initially only a handful of … Continue reading Editorial ‘listening tours’ engage community in creating change
By Jennifer Neutel ‘Everyone in the workshop was simultaneously a student and a teacher’ A workshop on news organizations as participants in community-building modelled its own message at the Global Media Forum in Bonn, Germany June 30, by facilitating small group discussions that created deep connections amongst participants. Each of the five facilitators in the … Continue reading Global Media Forum workshop a unique community-building exercise
By Jennifer Neutel Community partner applauds news organization for ‘stepping out’ The YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County’s work on eliminating racism and empowering women is boosted by being a community partner of Unite Rochester, says Jean Carroll, the association’s president and CEO. The association is “absolutely thrilled” to be in conversation with people on … Continue reading Newspaper’s community-wide race conversations opening up dialogue