Monthly Archives: June 2011
How can games be used in journalism?
Session Host: Mani Saint-Victor Reporter: Mani Saint-Victor Participants: Sandra, Jeffrey,Chris Rabb,Andrew Humphrey Discussion: discussion generation a. games stimulate discussions around a theme b. distribution and amplification simplified storytelling a. games allow for multiple endings Allow safe exploration around a topic … Continue reading
Convener: Sandra Ordonez a) Be yourself online. don’t pretend to be someone else. b) don’t PR your audience….they want honesty and transparency c) cultivating community is important. learn how to focus on establishing relationships!! d) be ready to be unique … Continue reading
How to Create an Urban Journalism Program for High School Students Who Can be the Next Generation of Media Communicators from Communities of Struggle?
June 4, 2011 Convenor: Barbara Lewis Participants: Bill Densmore, Amherst; Andrew Humphrey, Detroit; Melvin “Buddy” Baker, Saint Petersburg; Seunghyun Lee, Greensboro; Andrea Krewson, Charlotte Buddy Baker talked about a journalism program with which he was involved that was focused on … Continue reading
Homewood Nation – the Homewood 100 initiative
Session Host: Elwin Green Reporter: Carmen Lee Participants: Carmen Lee, Lauren Harbury, Paradise Gray Elwin described his website, Homewood Nation (www.homewoodnation.com), a website devoted to Homewood, the neighborhood in Pittsburgh’s East End where he lives. The website is the outgrowth … Continue reading
How do we support those living in the shadows – for whatever reason –to tell their stories to affect social change / How can we empower those affected by an issue/problem to participate in journalism about that issue?
Victoria Bouloubasis Tamara Jeffries Melvin “Buddy” Baker Our small group explored these questions through a dialogue that focused on our own experience with specific stigmatized populations: the homeless, mental health patients and undocumented immigrants in the United States. How is … Continue reading
The Wake Up Tour
Tani Ikeda, Jasiri X, Sandy Ordonez, Paradise Gray, Matt Renner, Lauren Harbury, Jeff Hermes Paired with Show Me Your I.D., the projects jointly received $1,000 and access to coaching from Chris Rabb using the Invisible Capital toolkit. The idea – … Continue reading
Show Me Your I.D.
Tani Ikeda, Jasiri X, Sandy Ordonez, Paradise Gray, Matt Renner, Lauren Harbury, Jeff Hermes Paired with The Wake Up Tour, the projects jointly received $1,000 and access to coaching from Chris Rabb using the Invisible Capital toolkit. The idea – … Continue reading
Homewood Nation – The Homewood 100 Initiative
Elwin Green Received $500 and access to coaching from Chris Rabb using the Invisible Capital toolkit. The idea – Homewood Nation/The Homewood 100 Initiative seeking to provide 100 percent coverage of a neighborhood – every birth, every death, every real … Continue reading
Travis Mitchell The project was awarded mentorship and business development support through the Council for Entrepreneurial Development in Durham The idea – Thoroughly documenting the entities that make up the heart of Durham Going forward… needs, supports? Advice and Hi-5’s … Continue reading
She Who Holds the Pen Publishing Institute
Tamara Jeffries (Bennett College) The project was awarded mentorship and business development support through the Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship The idea – We are developing a multi-day workshop/conference designed to help young adult women understand how to capture and share … Continue reading