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WEBINAR: Strategic partnerships for librarians and journalists

What’s needed to create new partnerships among librarians and journalists that support community engagement? Journalism That Matters is conducting research and expects during 2012 to develop a resource center — virtual and real — and gatherings to help answer that … Continue reading

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CONSENSUS? The opportunity for journalist/librarian collaboration

A draft consensus statement for journalist/librarian collaboration is circulating after garnering support at “Beyond Books: News, Literacy, Democracy and America’s Libraries,” a two-day Journalism That Matters symposium in Cambridge April 6-7. On Thursday, participants in “Beyond Books” moved to the … Continue reading

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Three notions of community: Engagement, dialog, commons

WATCH VIDEO At the Beyond Books convening organized by Journalism That Matters at the MIT Center for Future Civic Media, April 6, 2011, three short talks by experts on community catalyze roundtable discussions by some 100 participants. Bill Densmore introduces … Continue reading

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BeyondBooks: Common purpose for journalists and librarians

April 6-7 symposium at MIT; April 7 open evening at Cambridge Public Library This is the information page for “Beyond Books: News, Literacy, Democracy and America’s Libraries” (shortlink: “BiblioNews”) a one-and-one-half-day convening April 6-7, 2011 at MIT in Cambridge, Mass., … Continue reading

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Fellowships available to attend “Beyond Books” — apply by March 15

GRADUATE-STUDENT IMLS FELLOWSHIPS TO ATTEND “BEYOND BOOKS” APRIL 6-8 AT MIT CENTER FOR FUTURE CIVIC MEDIA;  Cambridge event links journalists, librarians; APPLICATIONS CLOSED CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Some 30 partial  fellowships, consisting of registration, travel and lodging stipends for graduate students, … Continue reading

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Beyond Books — Next JTM gathering in Boston brings journalists together with librarians

Libraries and legacy media always shared a common purpose — helping us acquire the information we need to be engaged, informed (and entertained) citizens. But they used different tools — newspapers, broadcast stations and books. Now they all share the … Continue reading

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