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Conversation Summary: Marla Crockett & Rita Andolsen

Marla Crockett and I had the opportunity to connect by phone today and learn a bit about each other’s background and current roles. We both have a strong news background and interestingly have both  moved into areas of civic journalism … Continue reading

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Catalytic conversation with Laressa Watlington and Paul Voakes

Catalytic conversation with Laressa Watlington, freelance multimedia journalist and former editor of VivaColorado.com, and Paul Voakes, professor of journalism and faculty director of the Digital News Test Kitchen, University of Colorado Boulder. We were surprised at how closely aligned our … Continue reading

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Notes on Ann Imse-Dave Gordon phone conversation 3-27-13

(3-31-13) 1.  (Ann)  Funding is the biggest problem facing non-profit startups – every thriving start-up has had an angel willing to support it (often in six figures), at least at the beginning. 2.  (Ann)  Look for funding before you launch … Continue reading

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Impromptu call between Eesha Williams and Russ Baker

In an impromptu telephone conversation, Eesha Williams and Russ Baker posed to each other the questions suggested by the conference’s conveners. The answers were spontaneous first reactions to the questions provided, and both men are prepared to deny having uttered … Continue reading

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Catalytic Conversation with Lynn Schofield Clark and Alan Michel

Catalytic Conversation with Lynn Schofield Clark, University of Denver and the DU/South High school Digital Media Club and Alan Michel, Home Inc. March 26, 2013 Alan has worked with high school students in after-school programs involving the media arts since … Continue reading

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Mike Fancher’s catalytic conversation with Kindle Fahlenkamp-Morell

Kindle works as the Electronic Marketing and Multimedia Manager for the Colorado Health Foundation. Her job involves using social media on behalf of the foundation and working with a foundation team that handles media relations. I am a retired newspaper … Continue reading

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Sandra Fish posting "catalytic conversation" with Patrick Kitano

Patrick Kitano and I are both interested in local journalism and business models for local, though we come at the conversation from different perspectives. Patrick’s background is in digital and business – he created Breaking News Network to curate local … Continue reading

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Peggy Holman’s Catalytic Conversation with Tony Shawcross

The Potential of Open Media I just had an inspiring conversation with Tony Shawcross about his work with Denver Open Media. In particular, his passion for putting media in the hands of people to tell their own stories came through … Continue reading

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About Catalytic Conversations

Jump starting discussions and insights Following this introduction, you’ll find the stream of reflections from the “Catalytic Conversations” that are happening before the April 3-4, 2013 convening in Denver. We have paired conference participants inviting them to talk with each … Continue reading

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Topics in the Works

WHO’S COMING? CLICK FOR REGISTRATION NOW Topics of interest already expressed by participants are described below.  If you have a topic you wish to list, contact us at jtm@journalismthatmatters.org. LIBRARIANS AND JOURNALISTS — The growing potential for collaboration between librarians … Continue reading

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