Tag: City Bureau
Why showing up is powerful
Let’s build a future where more productive civic engagement is a duty for newsrooms and an opportunity for our communities.
Journalists: If you’ve worked with others to change your newsroom, you’re probably an organizer
Three lessons I’ve learned about journalism, organizing, and how closely intertwined they are.
Q&A with Darryl Holliday: Lessons in training everyday people to document public events
“I think people get it much more quickly than journalists will give them credit for.”
Journalists must play a vital role in fixing America’s false economic narrative
From the Federal Reserve to the U.S. Economic Development Administration to the American Planning Association, pressure is mounting in policy and planning circles to address the economic consequences of structural racism. In an effort to reboot an economy still impacted by COVID-19, the inherited disparities of a pre-pandemic segregationist society have been laid bare across … Continued
Local communities and local news need a new economic narrative: Why not create it together?
If local news is so critical to the health, economic and civic success of a community, why are local news organizations an afterthought in economic development conversations? And what would it take to change that?
The rise of messaging is undeniable, and it’s not just text
Mobile messaging was born in December 1992 with a simple SMS: “Merry Christmas.” Today it’s the most ubiquitous form of human communication short of speaking. Any of the 6 billion of us with a phone can do it. And with the advent of apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Viber, Line, WeChat and Telegram, messaging is … Continued