Collaborating with sources might not sound like such a big deal. After all, people do it all the time.
Envisioning what the news and information ecosystem looks like contributes to creating it.
How can you contribute to a healthy journalism ecosystem?
In a recent video interview with the Canadian collaborative, Social Innovation Generation, John McKnight tells the story of the origins of asset-based community development and how it emerged out of his anger at the predominant research then being conducted on neighbourhoods, especially low-income neighbourhoods.
The Healthcare Insurance Reciprocal of Canada (HIROC) is unveiling a dynamic new news site, offering subscribers and other stakeholders an insight into the organization and an opportunity to play a role in creating the safest healthcare system.
Via a shared screen, I can see Jan Somers’ nose to nose photo archive as he scrolls through close-up after close-up of two people with their faces turned towards each other, so near they would feel one another’s breath, noses just a wisp apart.
After sending the newsletter they had worked on the entire day to print, the news team covering a Belgian organization’s recent conference headed out for supper about 9 p.m. Lisa Coppin says she was “nearly euphoric” when, halfway through their meal, colleagues arrived with a large box of the now-printed newsletters. Almost instantly they could see the tangible results of their hard day’s effort.
From a story on how an urban slum is improving its sanitation to what’s keeping smoking rates low in a European country, a new initiative invites reporters to make proposals for news stories that cover solutions in global health. The Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting is partnering with the Solutions Journalism Network to host the project. Proposals must include a credible plan for broad distribution of the resulting work. Learn more about Pulitzer’s criteria here.
This isn't quite hot off the press, but continues to offer valuable insights for anyone interested in a fun, new method to engage the people in your organization and beyond. Outlining a framework for generative, workplace journalism, author Peter Pula describes the different factors in play when it comes to organizations effectively and consistently engaging employees and other people who have a stake in the organization. The importance of engaging stakeholders, asking catalytic questions, writing well and posting frequently is explored. Find it here.
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