Tag Archives: Community engagement

Chris Satullo: How Local Media Can Regain Trust

Posted on by Chris Satullo, Senior Advisor to the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation

Here’s a news flash: Journalism is in trouble. The business models that once supported big newsrooms capable of churning out high-impact work are near collapse. Purveyors of fake news and propaganda seem to be proving that Gresham’s Law — bad … Continue reading

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Local News Lab: Jersey Shore Hurricane News experiments in listening to get to ‘deeper’ community issues

Posted on by Chris Satullo, Local News Lab fellow

At first blush, New Orleans and the Jersey Shore might seem as different as étouffée and salt-water taffy. New Orleans is urban, diverse and Creole. The Shore is seasonal, suburban and deep-fried. Still, each sits in a state entirely too … Continue reading

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Free Press: How an Organizing Mindset Can Serve Newsrooms

Posted on by Mike Rispoli, Free Press

  Newsrooms are experimenting with different ways of engaging their audiences — and over the last few months Free Press has been on the ground figuring out the best ways to connect Garden State journalists and residents via our News … Continue reading

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Declaration of Dependence

Posted on by Molly de Aguiar & Josh Stearns @grdodgemedia | @jcstearns

Communities and news organizations working together will transform local journalism. Here’s how. The long-term sustainability of local news depends on deepening journalists’ engagement with communities. Through shifts in technology, economics and newsroom processes, the public has become increasingly central to … Continue reading

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Sustainable Jersey Creates Community Information and Citizen Engagement Initiative

Posted on by Lauren Skowronski, Sustainable Jersey Program Director for Community Engagement

When you think of a sustainable community, what do you see? Visions of wind turbines, solar fields and healthy open spaces are likely to come to mind. If you delve deeper, you might envision fresh vegetables grown from local farmers … Continue reading

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Jersey Give-Back Guide: Celebrating NewsWorks

Posted on by Dodge

We’re in the homestretch of  the 15 Days of Generating Generosity! Have you made a gift yet to any of the organizations in the Jersey Give-Back Guide? It’s a website designed to help you learn about some of New Jersey’s most … Continue reading

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