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Community News Leadership 3.0

Public Lab’s DIY science plugs community into civic decisionmaking

4/28/2015 | by: Sally Duros

Through low-cost tools, Public Lab injects community knowledge into civic decision-making about local environmental issues. This community engagement also alleviates media blackouts and information shortfalls that can occur after a major environmental event.



News for Digital Innovators

CUNY: Deadline near for entrepreneur program; new innovation grants available

4/27/2015 | by: Nancy Yoshihara

If your journalism passion is to turn a beat, topic, cause or community into a business, you have until May 1 to submit an application to the tuition-free, Beat Business training program this summer at the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. 



Knight Blog

Meet the 73 finalists in the South Florida Knight Arts Challenge

5/4/2015

Zoetic Stage (above). Photo by Justin Namon.

Today, we’re excited to share the finalists in the Knight Arts Challenge, 73 ideas culled from 1,000 plus submissions from as far north as West Palm Beach and as far south as Key West.



Events
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Summer 2015 Journalism Ethics Fellowship

May 24, 2015

The May 24-June 7, 2015 program is sponsored by Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics in collaboration with The Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. Applications are being accepting for a fellowship, which uses the conduct of journalists during the Holocaust and in Nazi Germany as a launching point for an intensive two-week summer program on contemporary journalism ethics.

IRE 2015 Annual Conference, June 4-7

June 4, 2015

The Investigative Reporters & Editors annual conference in Philadelphia attracts the best in the business and offers more than 150 panels, hands-on classes and special presentations about covering business, public safety, government, health care, education, the military, the environment and other key beats.

2015 Ippies Journalism Awards Ceremony

Thu, June 11, 2015 12:00 am

The Ippies is a journalism awards ceremony to honor reporting in English and languages other than English by the ethnic and community press.

Allied Media 2015 Annual Conference, June 18-21

June 18, 2015

Save the date for the 17th annual Allied Media Conference, June 18-21, 2015 in Detroit.

New Civics Practitioners Conference

Wed, June 24, 2015 12:00 am - Thu, June 25, 2015 12:00 am

New Civics Practitioners Conference to Help Educators Support the Next Generation of Civically Active Youth

Philanthropy Southwest 2015 Annual conference

October 22, 2015

Save the Date! Philanthropy Southwest's 67th Annual Conference will be held in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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Training Spotlight

[Archived Webinar, Nov. 2014] Social Searching for Journalists

Strategic use of social platforms can include finding sources that lead to better journalism, sharing content more effectively and figuring out what “works” through tracking who sees your posts.

[Archived Webinar, Sept. 2014] Introduction to Solutions Journalism

Most journalism focuses on what’s going wrong in society. But audiences increasingly seek news that help them to understand what can be done to improve things.