Joy Mayer, 2010-2011 RJI fellow and associate professor at the Missouri School of Journalism, wrote a terrific article on Beyond Books. Take a look at
It was with great delight that I sat in a room at MIT in Cambridge, Mass., to talk about what we have in common and how we might work together.
Here’s some of what we have in common:
— The belief that actionable knowledge is necessary for an empowered democracy.
— The belief that critical thinking skills and are foundationally important.
— A desire to elevate the quality and diversity of community discourse.
— A role to play in helping people find quality information.