JTM News

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 […]

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 […]