New correspondents share importance of community news

By Jennifer Neutel Oakland Voices participants tackle journalism challenges through program Tiffany Lacsado says she feels blessed to have the opportunity to be an Oakland Voices correspondent, and is looking to bring awareness to community issues that go unnoticed through her writing. A non-profit worker in her mid-30s, with a two-year-old son and a baby … Continue reading New correspondents share importance of community news

Why are news organizations exploring community engagement?

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?