Activities at 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 […]

At intersection of journalism and public engagement

While Michelle Ferrier, Journalism That Matters board president, and I were at the National Conference for Dialogue and Deliberation, we recorded a conversation on how we see the intersection of While at last October’s National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation conference (NCDD), Michelle Ferrier and I recorded a conversation between us on the intersection of […]

Update: Community Connection and Inclusion

Since its announcement last December, the ASNE and Journalism That Matters partnership for engaging diverse communities in meeting their news and information needs has identified three pilot sites and begun building an interactive platform for supporting news organizations in doing high-quality community engagement. As a reminder, this effort offers new ideas and strategies to meet […]

JTM announces new executive director

Journalism that Matters is excited to announce that Peggy Holman, a JTM co-founder and long-time board member is now serving as the organization’s Executive Director. In 2001, Holman joined three career journalists in founding Journalism that Matters to support the pioneers who are shaping the emerging news and information ecology. In her new role, Holman […]