Los Angeles

Community Engagement Models for More Inclusive Journalism

  • Friday - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Olympic Ballroom I
  • #ONA15comm

We can build more diverse and inclusive journalism if we engage directly with community members. This interactive session -- part discussion, part workshop -- will take participants through a design thinking exercise for moving at the “speed of inclusion.” We'll explore how to represent the full diversity of voices in our communities to make them more present in our reporting. You’ll walk away with an engagement plan for a project that puts community at the core of reporting and learn foundational skills -- such as how to map stakeholders -- for putting these lessons into action.

Resources
Community Engagement Models for More Inclusive Journalism - session slide deck

Worksheets and notes

— This session will have recorded audio

Speakers

Josh Stearns - Director, Journalism & Sustainability, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
jcstearns | http://localnewslab.org

Laurenellen McCann - Civic Innovation Fellow, Open Technology Institute at New America Foundation
elle_mccann | http://laurenellen.com

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