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Messaging apps: Worth trying (carefully) for community engagement

8/26/2015 | by: Amy Gahran

Messaging apps are gaining in popularity in the U.S., according to new Pew research. They offer some potential for community engagement, especially among younger and lower-income community members. However, exploring this communication channel should be handled sensitively. Pew also highlighted other current trends in social media... 

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Among millennials, usage and subject mix in online news consumption differ by race, ethnicity

8/24/2015 | by: Nancy Yoshihara

Overall online access to news about the world is similar among African American, Hispanic, and white millennials but distinctions emerge when in comes to patterns of usage and topics, according to a new study.



Knight Blog

Knight News Challenge on Data opens Sept. 8

8/26/2015

The next Knight News Challenge will open for ideas on Sept. 8 with this question:

How might we make data work for individuals and communities?



Events
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Podcasting Collab/Space San Francisco Workshop, September 12

September 12, 2015 - September 12, 2015

Podcasting has become the Next Big Thing for the second time in our current golden age of audio. How an audio startups survive and thrive will be the focus of the one-day  Collab/Space San Francisco workshop on September 12. 

NTEN 2015 Leading Change Summit in Washington, D.C. September 13-16

September 13, 2015 - September 16, 2015

The Learning Change Summit experience combines a mix of time spent connecting with peers in Hubs and developing your project or idea through direct learning workshops that put structure and momentum behind your plans. 

The ONA15 Annual Conference will be held in Los Angeles, September 24-26.

September 24, 2015 - September 26, 2015

ONA's annual conference attracts hundreds of highly engaged digital journalists who are shaping the future of media.

Code For America Summit: Transforming 21st Century Government

September 30, 2015 - October 2, 2015

The 2015 Code for America Summit will kick-off September 30 in Oakland, California. For three days, more than 1,300 government leaders, technologists, and community members will  delve into how, together, we can transform government for the 21st Century.

LION Annual Summit October 1-3 in Chicago

October 1, 2015 - October 3, 2015

The 2015 LION Summit will return to Chicago on October 1-3 at the downtown campus of Columbia College Chicago

3-D: Digital, Diversity, Disruption: theme of ASNE-APME conference October 16-18

October 16, 2015 - October 18, 2015

The nation's top editors gather at the ASNE-APME annual conference October 16-18 in Silicon Valley at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA.  The Associated Press Photo Managers is also a conference partner. 

Sales & Revenue Bootcamp for news organizations, October 19-20

Mon, October 19, 2015 9:00 am - Tue, October 20, 2015 5:00 pm

Learn sales and marketing skills to make your news site financially sustainable.  Apply for bootcamp, to be held at the Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University October 19-20,

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Training Spotlight

[Webinar, Sept. 15, 2015] Best Practices: Ad Sales for Community News Startups

Learn how local and national online news startups are professionalizing their ad sales and growing revenue.

Best Social Media and Networking Skills and Practices for Foundation Leaders (Miami, FL.)

Workshop focuses on understanding key social platforms in the growing digital media environment.