JTM-Minneapolis: A Passion for Place

Submitted by PeggyHolman on Mon, 04/21/2008 – 9:00pm

June 4-6, 2008 / Minnesota Journalism Center at the Univ. of Minnesota
New Pamphleteers/New Reporters:
Convening Entrepreneurs Who Combine Journalism, Democracy, Place and Blogs

One of the first national gatherings for local, online citizen
journalists and entrepreneurs, sometimes called “placebloggers.”
Designed for existing and prospective journalists and entrepreneurs.
Including workshops on the legal, business, journalistic, marketing,
advertising and social aspects of starting and running a local online
news and commerce community. Timed and located to coincide with the National Conference on Media Reform.

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About Peggy Holman

Peggy Holman supports organizations and communities to uncover creative responses to complex challenges using innovative engagement processes. The Change Handbook, co-authored with Tom Devane and Steven Cady, documents many such processes. The book is the considered the definitive resource for leaders and consultants working to increase resilience, agility, and collaboration in organizations and other social systems. Peggy co-founded Journalism that Matters in 2001 with three journalists to support the pioneers who are shaping the emerging news and information ecology. Peggy’s latest book, Engaging Emergence: Turning Upheaval into Opportunity, supports people facing disruptions to invite others to join them in realizing new possibilities.