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

Video project to promote fair housing in Cedar Rapids inspires We Create Here team to get involved

Posted by Jennifer Neutel Commission and media company collaborating on community project A video contest hosted by the Cedar Rapids Civil Rights Commission to promote fair housing now has a team from The Gazette Company involved. Members of the media company’s We Create Here effort are saying they’re honored to have been invited to help … Continue reading Video project to promote fair housing in Cedar Rapids inspires We Create Here team to get involved

Why are news organizations exploring community engagement?

By Jennifer Neutel ‘Community engagement is critical to today’s reporting’ While news organizations are rooted in the communities they cover, some are seeing a need to go beyond traditional reporting and intentionally engage and connect with citizens on a new level. An American Society of News Editors (ASNE) and Journalism That Matters project is exploring … Continue reading Why are news organizations exploring community engagement?