Tag Archives: Center for Cooperative Media

3 lessons we learned from Voting Block NJ

Posted on by By Cristina Kim and Annie Chabel, Center for Investigative Reporting

Collaborative journalism is having a moment right now, but it’s more than just a buzzword. As budgets and staff sizes continue to shrink in local newsrooms, collaboration has become one crucial way to expand coverage and reach. Last year, in … Continue reading

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37 People Struggling to Get by in New Jersey

Posted on by Mike Rispoli, Free Press

When it comes to telling stories of economic hardship, what can journalists learn from social workers? From oral historians? From artists? From community advocates? It turns out, a lot. At a recent workshop at Rutgers University convened by coLAB Arts and Free … Continue reading

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Local News Lab: Reimagining How We Get Community News in New Jersey

Posted on by Chris Satullo

Imagine you were given an assignment. Here it is: Two weeks before Christmas, gather the major legacy and new media players in your state for a brainstorming meeting that will take up the better part of their day. Just to … Continue reading

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News Sites Partner to Put Spotlight on Immigration in New Jersey

Posted on by Lee Keough, NJ Spotlight

NJ Spotlight, Center for Cooperative Media and New America Media launch $30,000 crowdfunding campaign The run-up to the presidential election has thrust the subject of immigration squarely into the center of public discourse. Yet much of the discussion thus far … Continue reading

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Open Data NJ Summit: Running With the Nerds

Posted on by Debbie Galant, Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State

Around 4:30 pm on May 15, as we were nearing the end of our Open Data NJ Summit at Montclair State, I was leading an animated “town hall” discussion about how to focus the considerable energy in the room, when … Continue reading

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Q&A with Molly de Aguiar

Posted on by Dodge

This is the third installment of our new series featuring Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation staff here on the Dodge Blog. We’re going to check in with what they’re learning and thinking about as they visit with nonprofits around the state, … Continue reading

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A Giant Leap for New Jersey News

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Yesterday, Montclair State University announced the launch of its Center for Cooperative Media, a remarkable leap of progress for strengthening and expanding the news here in New Jersey. The Center is a hub for journalists and media organizations throughout the … Continue reading

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