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About the Event

On April 19-22, 2006, twenty-two people passionate about journalism – professionals from print, broadcast, new media, both mainstream and independent, citizens, educators, a funder and a student – convened in St. Louis to consider “What is the next newsroom and … Continue reading

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The Journalism that Matters Greenhouse – Taking it to Scale

From Peggy Holman and Stephen Silha With a good home, Journalism that Matters could be an ideal platform for demonstration projects in the new news ecology.  It could support: Greenhousing Nourish the seeds of projects identified through Journalism that Matters … Continue reading

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Martin’s Morning Mullings

Colleagues, when I got home I wanted to look up the actual definition of ecology to see if it really did fit with this effort. Based on the many concepts that came out of this week, it couldn’t be a … Continue reading

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Creating a Handbook for Media Transformation

May 1, 2006 Journalism That Matters The Next Newsroom – April 19-22, 2006 SESSION NOTES – SATURDAY, APRIL 22 Session: Creating a Handbook of Adaptive Change for use by traditional media organizations. Convener: Jim Shaffer Initial attendees: Peggy Holman, Scott … Continue reading

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Oakland to Atwater – youth journalism exchange

“West Oakland to Atwater, and Back” Youth Journalism Exchange Project Concept Developer: Brian Beveridge, bbeveridge@paradigmthree.com This is draft concept document inspired by discussions at the “Media That Matters” conference in St. Louis in April, 2006. Any and all ideas, suggestions, … Continue reading

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Village Soup Commons

April 22, 2006 Notes by Stephen Silha Richard Anderson of VillageSoup, Camden, Maine, announced his vision of making the VillageSoup platform of content management software and user interface available to new media entrepreneurs. He envisions a VillageSoup Common not unlike … Continue reading

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Atwater Soup

by David Johnson on 25 April Atwater Sunfish Gazette project proposal: Since the Sunfish Gazette is seeking sustainability, we will continue to explore Richard Anderson’s Village Soup. Dave will take all the information he has to the Atwater Newspaper Corporation … Continue reading

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Oakland eco-healing programs for journalists

April 21, 2006 Journalism That Matters West Oakland Group Azalea Blalock Diversity Healing Eco-programs Purpose – Diversity Healing Eco-programs will be part of the whole eco-village concept. You must start with the people as individuals before you can heal the … Continue reading

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Concept discussion of followup projects

On Saturday morning, participants in “Journalism that Matters” convened and after some housekeeping, Peggy Holman asked that each of us “post” an idea for a morning session with the focus of each session being to develop a concrete next-steps action … Continue reading

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Creating Change in Newsrooms

A Proposal for Supporting Journalists as Agents of Change Contributors: Scott Hall, Peggy Holman, Matlho Kgosi, Chris Peck, Jim Schaffer, Michael Skoler Overview This proposal focuses on inspiring and supporting working journalists and managers to seek change that will connect … Continue reading

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