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Create or Die in Detroit, June 3-6, 2010

RESOURCE LINKS: What Happened in Detroit? Who came? The pitch ideas Post-conference project award selection process Post-conference project awards Session notes Listen to audio of selected breakout sessions The conference program More photos or video tagged with jtmdetroit on Flickr … Continue reading

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Project Awards Announcement

On the last day of the June 3-6 Journalism That Matters event in Detroit –  – we hosted a half-day session for pitching projects. To further the experiment, thanks to the generosity of Time Inc.’s Assignment Detroit and the Donald … Continue reading

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How Do I Create A Business Plan

Submitted by andrewhumphrey1 on Mon, 06/14/2010 – 11:58am. The attendees were Helen Fu, Betsy Spratt, and Daniel Wallace. Helen expressed her legal background, and Andrew asked here what the legal side of starting a business entailed.  Helen responded by stating … Continue reading

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What Process & Criteria Shall JTM use to give $4000 and Attendance to an Innovation Event or RJI?

Session Convenors: Linda Jue & Peggy Holman Session Reporter: Peggy Discussion Participants: Linda Jue, Peggy Holman, Betsy Spratt (for part of the session) Saturday – St. Andrews G – Lunch We talked through a set of criteria and process.  Here’s … Continue reading

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Connecting Mentors or Peer-to-Peer Coaching

Session Convenor: Lori Robinson Session Reporter: Lori Robinson Discussion Participants: Roger Gafke – gafker@missouri.edu, Cambrey Thomas – cambrey.5egmail.com, Desiree Cooper – descooper@aol.com, Alicia Buggs – vevabuggsv@yahoo.com, Michael Price – Michael.k.price@census.gov, Dori J. Maynard – djmcomaynardije.org, Kwan Booth – kwan@oaklandlocal.com, Tim … Continue reading

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How we get sources to answer our phone calls as solo website journalists

Session Convenor: Kadidjri Lahab Discussion Participants: Kadidjri Lahab, Matt Renner In no particular order here were the suggestions: 1. Explain clearly, concisely with confidence why your writing the article and give a brief description of the online magazine website for … Continue reading

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Media’s Role in Civic or Political Engagement + Dialogue

Session Convenor: Brian Connors Discussion Participants:  Brian Connors, ++ Friday – St. Andrews A -3:00pm Combined with: Giving Public Policy Coverage a more human face and How do we create Journalism that serves the community, spurs public action, policy change, … Continue reading

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Giving Public Policy a more human face

Session Convenor: Cheryl Fields, Kwan Booth, and Brian Connors Discussion Participants: Cheryl Fields, Kwan Booth, Brian Connors, ++ Combined with: How do we create Journalism that serves the community, spurs public action, policy change & community interaction? and Media’s role … Continue reading

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Collegiate press corps

Session Convenor: Sue Ellen Christian, Western Michigan University; Joe Grimm, Michigan State University Session Reporter: Joe Grimm Discussion Participants: Sonya Bernard-Hollins, editor, Community Voices, Kalamazoo, Mich.; Jeff Brown, All Headline News, Wellington, Fla.; Eugene Daniel III, student, Elon University, Marietta … Continue reading

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Cultivating a healthy commercial ecosystem

Submitted by gsamek on Wed, 06/09/2010 – 1:31pm Session Convenor: Geoff Samek Session Reporter: Geoff Samek Discussion Participants: Helen Fu, Jeffrey Jones, Kaarli Tasso, Travis Mitchell, Eugene Daniel III, Andrew Humphrey, Eric Galatas, (Two others only left email addresses) What’s … Continue reading

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