JTM News

After the Pocantico conference on Independent Journalism

By Stephen Silha In May 2015 a group of journalists and funders met around the question: How do we cultivate a vibrant, powerful, and resilient independent journalism ecosystem? The gathering was inspired by a comment by Bill Moyers about the need for an independent journalism trust fund.  As a result of the Pocantico gathering, while […]

Experience Engagement Brings Hope

Held on October 1-4, 2015 in Portland, Oregon in partnership with the Agora Journalism Center at the University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and Communication, 100+ people came together to explore what’s possible when journalists and community support each other to thrive. Graphic recording by Nitya Wakhlu Thanks to Axiom News for their story on […]

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 […]