Author Archives: JTM

Come to Elevate Engagement, May 18-21, Portland, Oregon

Journalism That Matters is once again partnering with the Agora Journalism Center at the University of Oregon to bring together journalists, public engagement practitioners, academics and students, funders, public servants, and other engagement pioneers to consider: How can the public engage, not as an audience, consumers or marketplace, but as participants, with journalists, in creating civic structures for […]

National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation and Journalism That Matters co-host confab call

Please join Journalism That Matters and the National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation (NCDD) for a “confab call” on Wednesday, March 15 from 1-2:30pm ET/10-11:30am PT to continue the conversation that we began at the October 2016 NCDD conference on innovative ways for journalists and public engagement practitioners to partner. We’re using Zoom for this […]

Dr. Ferrier appointed president of Journalism That Matters

ATHENS, Ohio (Oct. 12, 2015)—The Journalism That Matters (JTM) board elected Dr. Michelle Ferrier, associate dean for innovation, research/creative activity and graduate studies at the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University, as president of the organization on Oct. 4, replacing Chris Peck, former editor of the Memphis Appeal and outgoing president of ASNE. Ferrier […]

Journalism is Dead; Long Live Journalism

http://journalismthatmatters.org/newjournalism/ April 3 and 4 Denver, CO What’s great in the emerging news and information ecosystem? Journalism That Matters comes to Denver for a two-day gathering of  journalists, technologists, educators, students, librarians, and engaged citizens. Come prepared to document what’s working in the new news ecosystem . . . and collaborate to amplify journalism’s values, […]

Beyond Books Video

Jacob Caggiano has just completed a video of Journalism That Matters Beyond Books at MIT. Check it out! Beyond Books – What’s possible when librarians and journalists meet? from Jacob Caggiano on Vimeo. THE CHALLENGE For three centuries, in American towns large and small, two institutions have uniquely marked a commitment to participatory democracy, learning […]