Oakland Voices co-founder receives SPJ award

Martin G. Reynolds of Digital First Media receives the SPJ NorCal Board of Directors’ Distinguished Service to Journalism Award. Reynolds is senior editor for community engagement and training for Bay Area News Group and Digital First Media, western region. As former editor in chief of the Oakland Tribune, a lead editor of the Chauncey Bailey … Continue reading Oakland Voices co-founder receives SPJ award

Engage 1.10: A newsletter by Journalism that Matters and the Engagement Hub

By Josh Wolf Welcome to Engage, a newsletter for the communities of Journalism that Matters and the Engagement Hub. Engage offers a quick look at the week in journalism with a focus on diversity and exploring what’s working in today’s news ecology.  Tune in this week to learn about journalism as a service Folks who are exploring the … Continue reading Engage 1.10: A newsletter by Journalism that Matters and the Engagement Hub

Nine ways to grow a better relationship with your audience: Lessons from ASNE-APME 2014

By Jacob Caggiano For the first time ever, The American Society of News Editors and the Associated Press Media Editors joined forces for the ASNE-APME 2014 convention in Chicago. The sessions were all quite informative, though some were downright sobering. In addition to all the economic woes that journalism is up against, there were extraordinary … Continue reading Nine ways to grow a better relationship with your audience: Lessons from ASNE-APME 2014

Enthusiasm at ASNE-APME 2014 to grow audience through engaging communities

By Jacob Caggiano There was a hint of trepidation on the planning call when we found out we would have to compete with a concurrent session at ASNE-APME 2014 called “How to Succeed at Mobile Before It’s Too Late.” We were not entirely sure if the crowd would choose ambition over pragmatism. We ended up with … Continue reading Enthusiasm at ASNE-APME 2014 to grow audience through engaging communities

Engage 1.8: A newsletter by Journalism that Matters and the Engagement Hub

By Josh Wolf Welcome to Engage, a newsletter for the communities of Journalism that Matters and the Engagement Hub. Engage offers a quick look at the week in journalism with a focus on diversity and exploring what’s working in today’s news ecology.  New Format for Engage Starting this week, you will see a slight refresh in the format … Continue reading Engage 1.8: A newsletter by Journalism that Matters and the Engagement Hub

New correspondents share importance of community news

By Jennifer Neutel Oakland Voices participants tackle journalism challenges through program Tiffany Lacsado says she feels blessed to have the opportunity to be an Oakland Voices correspondent, and is looking to bring awareness to community issues that go unnoticed through her writing. A non-profit worker in her mid-30s, with a two-year-old son and a baby … Continue reading New correspondents share importance of community news

Session looks to inspire, connect editors around community engagement

By Jennifer Neutel ASNE, Journalism That Matters project will share insights, invite others to get involved As news editors from across the country convene next week, those involved in hosting a session on Growing Audience through Engaging Communities hope to see attendees inspired by experiments from their colleagues and motivated to try new ways of … Continue reading Session looks to inspire, connect editors around community engagement

Engage 1.7: A newsletter by Journalism that Matters and the Engagement Hub

By Josh Wolf Welcome to Engage, a newsletter for the communities of Journalism that Matters and the Engagement Hub. Engage offers a quick look at the week in journalism with a focus on diversity and exploring what’s working in today’s news ecology.  Engagement How St. Louis Public Radio pulled off an amazing #BeyondFerguson event  (Engagement Hub) Turning questions into metrics  … Continue reading Engage 1.7: A newsletter by Journalism that Matters and the Engagement Hub

Community correspondents look to continue providing a voice

By Jennifer Neutel ‘We know there are a lot of stories that go untold’ As the new cohort of Oakland Voices, a nine-month program that aims to put the power of storytelling in the hands of East Oakland, Calif. residents, gets started correspondents are already looking at how they can continue to utilize the skills … Continue reading Community correspondents look to continue providing a voice

How St. Louis Public Radio pulled off an amazing #BeyondFerguson event

By Jacob Caggiano Updated 9/5/14 11:28 PDT with correction: the original story misstated that Mayor Knowles admitted wrongdoing on the handling of Brown’s body. The sentence has been changed to state that it was Isom who challenged the mayor’s explanation. Community upheaval is a big process. Especially when it involves violence, looting, tear gas, rubber … Continue reading How St. Louis Public Radio pulled off an amazing #BeyondFerguson event