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!
Keeping it Local: How the National Trust for Local News aims to preserve and sustain community journalism
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?
Bridging Divides with Online Conversations
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.
Newsroom Analytics for Reporters
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.
Tracking Your Engagement with AirTable: a Brown Bag Session
Airtable is fast becoming a key part of the engaged journalist’s toolkit. More newsrooms are using it to thread together the many different ways they connect with their communities including email, SMS, surveys, events and more.
Audience-Focused Election Coverage
Does your election coverage provide what your community needs? How do you know? Fresh off their ONA talk on this topic, Ashley Alvarado of Southern California Public Radio and Julia Haslanger of Hearken will bring tools and strategies to help your newsroom better serve your audience.
2020 OJA Finalists: Reckon Women and Southern California Public Radio
Learn about Southern California Public Radio’s engaged journalism work and Alabama Media Group’s project “Reckon Women: Motherhood.” Both are finalists for the 2020 OJA Gather Award in the Overall Excellence category.
2022 OJA/Gather Award in Engaged Journalism – Medium/Large Newsrooms
Listen to and learn from the finalists of the 2022 OJA/Gather Award in Community-Centered Journalism, Medium/Large Newsroom category. Stefanie Ritoper of Southern California Public Radio and Jenny Stratton & Samantha Cabrera Friend of Catchlight share lessons from their community-engagement projects.
Civic Communications Framework
Peggy Holman, Michelle Ferrier and their Journalism That Matters colleagues hosted a chat on how journalism and communications ecosystems can support communities and democracy to thrive and build resilience. Take a look at their report for background.
Why Would Someone Come to Your Event?
Before hosting an event, ask what your community will get out of it. This chat will focus on how to design an event with your potential participants in mind with hosts Tiney Ricciardi of The Dallas Morning News, and Kristin Walters of Illinois Newsroom
Toward an Antiracist Journalism Education
This Engaged Journalism Exchange AEJMC pre-conference session explored where efforts seeking to push toward antiracist journalism have the potential to collide—in journalism education classrooms and beyond.
How can membership programs help news organizations build and reward loyalty? What can we do to celebrate and build relationships with our most committed users? Join Emily Goligoski of Membership Puzzle Project, Matthew Peterson of The Atlantic, Caroline Kitchener of The Atlantic, and Gracie McKenzie of The Atlantic to discuss it.