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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.

The history, inner-workings, and case studies of spatial analysis.

Find the right metrics to assess the impact of community information.

A two-day session (Sept. 11-12 2014) designed for foundation leaders who are interested in strategies for growing reach and engagement on digital platforms. 

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.

The Knight Digital Media Center, in partnership with Grantmakers of Oregon and Southeast Washington, Oregon Public Broadcasting, and Oregon Community Foundation, presents a unique two-day workshop exploring how community foundations can better engage the public around issues they care about by using new digital tools and best practices.

Find the right metrics to assess the impact of community information.

Helping the local community tell its stories is not without its challenges and rewards – some unexpected and some delightful. Learn how one community foundation has tapped into citizen reporting to engage local residents. 

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2015 Philanthropy Southwest Spring Summit

April 19, 2015 - April 22, 2015

Save the Date! Philanthropy Southwest's 2015 Spring Conference will be held at the AT & T Executive Education and Conference Center, The University of Texas in Austin, Texas! Check back here for additional details as they become available.

Summer 2015 Journalism Ethnics 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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