Projects

Initiatives seeded by JTM

Sept. 25: Rewarding the Truth: Facts, Fibs and Accountability in Political Reporting

What will it take to increase the rewards for telling the truth in politics? In a test of a unique collaboration technology, Journalism That Matters (JTM) will create the platform for a 90-minute, solutions-based discussion of that question with a public teleconference, “Rewarding the Truth: Facts, Fibs and Accountability in Political Reporting.” Among participants will […]

Addressing the blockage in media entrepreneurship deal flow

In search of the larger picture of media entrepreneurship, I recently traveled from North Carolina to Washington, DC and environs to meet with incubator directors, serial entrepreneurs, and others in the digital intelligencia. My goal, I thought, was simple. Engage in conversations about the new media landscape and how to fund great ideas. Admittedly, I […]

Living Textbook Gets Funding from Ford Foundation

The Living Textbook, funded out of JTM-Create or Die last June in Detroit, has recently received a two-year grant from the Ford Foundation to continue its work. Co-directed by Emilia Askari and Joe Grimm, this project sponsored by the Asian American Journalists Association, is produced by seventh-grade students in Dearborn, Mich., who have a unique take on what […]

What support do journalists need? *Survey now closed, stay tuned for results*

[UPDATE] The survey is now closed. Thanks for all who participated! Results coming soon. As part of the Journalism That Matters Pacific Northwest community, we’d like to hear from you! What do you think our region needs, or is doing well? In partnership with Lisa Skube, Fellow at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, we’re reaching out […]

JTM Pacific Northwest Latest Initiative Updates

Since their initial conference in New York City in October 2001, JTM has been bringing together journalists and increasingly, others interested in the growing and changing public information ecosphere. The aim has been to puzzle through epic changes in the news and information landscape and creatively develop new approaches, alliances and projects that strengthen bonds […]