Check out the just-released video of the journalism panel that was organized and moderated by JTM’s Executive Director, Peggy Holman, for the National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation (NCDD) last October. On the panel: Michelle Ferrier, Ph.D. – Associate Professor, E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University and Journalism That Matters board president Linda Miller – […]
Just cross-posting an article from the Journalism That Matters’ Engagement Hub that examines the influence engaging communities has on how journalists work.
How can you contribute to a healthy journalism ecosystem? Picture a news and information ecosystem that not only informs, but also engages, inspires, and activates. Imagine journalism that helps us navigate through uncertainty, contextualizing conflict and struggle within aspirations and hope. Envision telling stories of possibility, highlighting diverse voices, using diverse forms, and engaging with each […]
Engagement increases respect, appreciation, and partnership between journalists and communities. In 1775, the American Revolution launched an experiment in engagement called “democracy”. That sparked a critical need for an informed public and ignited a mass literacy movement. Today’s technological wonders are generating a “media literacy” movement that is fueling a new level of engagement. Journalism […]
Journalism can help us envision and move towards a world that works for all. Journalists have a unique role as storytellers, influencing the cultural narrative that weaves society together. Through my work in organizations, I know that when the stories people tell about the organization change, so does the culture. The same holds true on […]