Journalism and Media

1 05, 2015

Experience Engagement: Unconference Focused on Journalism and Community Engagement

By | May 1st, 2015|Community Engagement, Events, Journalism and Media|0 Comments

Journalism That Matters and University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication Agora Journalism Center just announced an unconference exploring the intersection of journalism and community engagement, happening October 1-4, 2015, in Portland, OR: From the Journalism that Matters website: Interested in taking your community engagement work to the next level? Connect with others who [...]

19 03, 2015

Knight News Challenge: Entries Related to Voter Information and Policy Making

By | March 19th, 2015|Journalism and Media|0 Comments

Update 2015/03/19: Adding more proposals as the become available. Lots of interesting proposals flooding in as part of the latest Knight News Challenge on Elections (see our coverage here) as the deadline looms (5pm Eastern today). Here are a few noteworthy examples related to providing better voter information, encouraging civic discourse, policy making and more [...]

23 02, 2014

Engagement Is A Business Decision

By | February 23rd, 2014|Journalism and Media|0 Comments

Over on the NCDD blog, Roshan Bliss last week asked whether online comment sections can be "dialogue spaces" (a re-post of a Journalism That Matters post from December of last year: Moderation matters for online commenting). It's a good overview of some of the (perceived, at least) challenges with online comment sections and how some [...]

20 11, 2013

Real Dialogues: Watch Hangout #2 Today!

By | November 20th, 2013|Journalism and Media|0 Comments

Real Dialogues, our NCDD Catalyst project, is headed into its second live hangout today. We'll continue our conversation on employment and the minimum wage with our citizen participants and plan to bring in several policy experts. Tune in at 11am Pacific (2pm Eastern) today. You can follow Real Dialogues on the blog, Twitter, Facebook and [...]

5 04, 2013

Media’s New Role as Convener of Citizen Deliberation

By | April 5th, 2013|Journalism and Media, Radar|0 Comments

As I lamented on Twitter yesterday, I wish I were in Denver, CO this weekend for the National Conference for Media Reform. First, talk about a diverse, interesting-looking line-up of speakers. But mainly, I'm interested in the question which future role, if any, journalism and media might play as a convener of citizen dialogue. Daniel [...]