During this Gather Lightning Workshop, attendees collaborated on a document that you can take back to your newsroom, including lessons learned from journalists who have incorporated texting as a regular part of their work.
Topic: Tools and Technology
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.
How The Trace Created a Resource Hub for Philadelphians Affected by Gun Violence
Up the Block aims to gather resources on gun violence on a single website for Philadelphians to use and connect people with information on recovering from shootings, keeping young people safe, and holding local leaders accountable.
ISO CRM+ » Building (or cobbling together) the right tools to put community at the center of our work
This Lightning Chat invited audience development and engagement practitioners to discuss their evolving needs for relationship management software (typically referred to as CRM), solutions others have found or developed, and the need for potentially new tools or approaches.
How La Nación Got Argentines Stranded Abroad Back Home During the Pandemic
La Nacion launched Stranded Abroad collecting information and sharing stories from those trapped in foreign countries due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
How Documented uses WhatsApp to Help Undocumented Latinos Navigate Through COVID-19
Documented engages with its sources through a mobile app called WhatsApp. Users are able ask questions and raise concerns and can get professional answers quickly.
[ONA20] Measuring the Impact of Engaged Journalism
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.
How to Run a Remote Unconference
This post takes a look at how an organization planned and facilitated a virtual event, which tools they used, and the benefits of why they are already started planning their next one.
Tool talk on Zoom vs. StreamYard vs. Restream
How do you choose a video streaming service if your event is over 200 people and you need multiple breakout rooms? Martin Pratt will walk us through Zoom vs. StreamYard vs. Restream (and maybe a few others) and talk about which service may work best in what situation.
Systems Thinking For Journalists
Journalism + Design has developed a suite of systems thinking tools for journalists to focus their reporting on the underlying causes of complex problems: the policies, power dynamics, and beliefs fueling systems that actively harm, marginalize, or benefit specific people. By expanding our lens beyond individual events and outcomes, journalists can hold entire systems accountable, rather than just the symptoms they produce.
Workshops by Important Stories
Important Stories (iStories) share their knowledge, techniques, skills, code and the apps we use for stories. For Russian-speaking journalists.
Tips for Hosting Online Conversation
Looking for an alternative to face-to-face events in the time of Coronavirus? People have been experimenting with synchronous online convening for years and the tools continue to improve. Here are some suggestions based on experiences of the Journalism That Matters team.