Injustice Watch and Documented are both finalists for the OJA Gather Award in the Micro/Small Newsrooms category. Injustice Watch created a judicial election guide, and Documented used WhatsApp to really listen to immigrants’ needs and offer news they can use.
Joy Mayer’s Trusting News project is asking news consumers how they decide what news to trust and using that info to build strategies for newsrooms to demonstrate their own credibility
Community-led journalism requires giving people outside of the newsroom the power to make decisions about what you cover and why. But what’s the most constructive way to do that? Do advisory boards work? Can you toss Solutions Journalism into this strategy?
We chat with Meredith Turk of Colorado Public Radio, Ross Reynolds of KUOW, and Andrew DeVigal of Agora Journalism Center at the University of Oregon about face-to-face engagement and how it can help bridge divides.
In the second open COVID-19 chat hosted by Joy Mayer, participants discussed dealing with the Q&A firehose, creative ways to connect with and serve your communities, and more.
What can engaged journalists learn from academic research, and what academic research would be most useful to us? We took on this topic with a panel of researchers, Jacob Nelson of Arizona State University, Talia Stroud of the Center for Media Engagement, and Nikki Usher of the University of Illinois, who believe in helping working journalists.
Understanding journalism’s impact is fundamental to earning communities’ trust and serving their information needs. Learn not just WHAT newsrooms are measuring but also HOW they are tracking it.
We chatted about how news consumers decide what news to trust and got some great feedback on some strategies Joy Mayer is developing. Thanks to everyone who participated!
National Trust for Local News (NTLN) recently engineered the purchase of a family-owned newspaper chain in Colorado in order to sustain its irreplaceable local journalism. Is this business model a viable strategy to prevent vulture capital acquisitions of local media and closure of local papers across the country?
A lot of us do most of our engagement work online. Is there room within digital spaces for building empathy and hosting meaningful interactions? Join the discussion with Eve Pearlman of Spaceship Media, Jeremy Hay of Spaceship Media, Halle Stockton of Public Source, and Nancy White of Full Circle.
How can journalists who work with data and metrics help the rest of the newsroom learn from the insights gained? How can we turn numbers into stories that help journalists make decisions? In this special, hour-long video chat, hear from Jessica Lee Martin, Josh Awtry and Cory Brown about their experiences and bring your own ideas and questions.