Collaborating with sources might not sound like such a big deal. After all, people do it all the time.
Envisioning what the news and information ecosystem looks like contributes to creating it.
How can you contribute to a healthy journalism ecosystem?
In a recent video interview with the Canadian collaborative, Social Innovation Generation, John McKnight tells the story of the origins of asset-based community development and how it emerged out of his anger at the predominant research then being conducted on neighbourhoods, especially low-income neighbourhoods.
Via a shared screen, I can see Jan Somers’ nose to nose photo archive as he scrolls through close-up after close-up of two people with their faces turned towards each other, so near they would feel one another’s breath, noses just a wisp apart.
After sending the newsletter they had worked on the entire day to print, the news team covering a Belgian organization’s recent conference headed out for supper about 9 p.m. Lisa Coppin says she was “nearly euphoric” when, halfway through their meal, colleagues arrived with a large box of the now-printed newsletters. Almost instantly they could see the tangible results of their hard day’s effort.
Throughout her 10 years of working as a freelance journalist, Lien Van Laere sought to make her work “life-giving” by sculpting out the “possibility, beauty and power” that already existed in whatever she was storying.
Three weeks in, The Gazette Company team members working on a new approach to community news are feeling more confident as they strengthen their skills and connect with community. Serving Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, the media firm has introduced what it's calling We Create Here. The intent of the effort is to cover aspects of the regional economy in such a way that readers and viewers have a better understanding of the complex connections and factors that make the region run, says CEO Chuck Peters. It's also intended to capture new possibilities for the future. Read More
This isn't quite hot off the press, but continues to offer valuable insights for anyone interested in a fun, new method to engage the people in your organization and beyond. Outlining a framework for generative, workplace journalism, author Peter Pula describes the different factors in play when it comes to organizations effectively and consistently engaging employees and other people who have a stake in the organization. The importance of engaging stakeholders, asking catalytic questions, writing well and posting frequently is explored. Find it here.
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