Author Archives: Bill Densmore
What’s needed to create new partnerships among librarians and journalists that support community engagement? Journalism That Matters is conducting research and expects during 2012 to develop a resource center — virtual and real — and gatherings to help answer that … Continue reading
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A draft consensus statement for journalist/librarian collaboration is circulating after garnering support at “Beyond Books: News, Literacy, Democracy and America’s Libraries,” a two-day Journalism That Matters symposium in Cambridge April 6-7. On Thursday, participants in “Beyond Books” moved to the … Continue reading
WATCH VIDEO At the Beyond Books convening organized by Journalism That Matters at the MIT Center for Future Civic Media, April 6, 2011, three short talks by experts on community catalyze roundtable discussions by some 100 participants. Bill Densmore introduces … Continue reading
WATCH VIDEO OF WEINBERGER’S TALK What’s the opposite of long-form thought? Is it web-thought. David Weinberger helps catalyze the conversations at “Beyond Books” as he talks about how knowledge is becoming transitional, not fixed in form. “A web of knowledge … Continue reading
As the conversation starts at “Beyond Books” read what 90 folks are saying the best possible outcomes could be of our day-and-a-half-together. And read what some tables reported they discussed on Wednesday evening.
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A dialogue about fostering dialogue Laurie Norton Moffatt, Norman Rockwell and the “Four Freedoms Forums”
For several years, Laurie Norton Moffatt has been thinking and writing about the role of public institutions in creating and fostering community. Moffatt is director of the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Mass., the living repository of works by the … Continue reading
Opening up public and educational multimedia resources to direct public use is an emerging challenge and opportunity for both librarians and journalists. A unique collaboration between Idaho Public Television and Boston’s WGBH Educational Foundation, will launch in May to do … Continue reading
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