How can media help people feel like they are part of a common purpose and foster the information and engagement that citizens need to be citizens? These and other questions were addressed at a 3-day gathering of some 20 funders, media makers and civic engagement experts at the Rockefeller estate in Tarrytown, N.Y.
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A speech by Jan Schaffer at Howard University for the Social Media Tech Conference 2012.
Sept. 20, 2012: J-Lab for the fourth year in a row put on a pre-convention workshop at the Online News Association conference, bringing together experts on specific challenges confronting entrepreneurial news startups. This half-day workshop was produced by J-Lab and funded by the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation. View the workshop agenda. See a
Speaker: Jan Schaffer | BBC Connecting Communities Conference, Salford, U.K.
A keynote presentation by Jan Schaffer at the BBC Connecting Communities Conference, Salford, U.K.
This J-Lab event was named one of the Top 15 SXSW Interactive Panels Journalists Should Listen To by the Boston Phoenix.
Ready to launch a local news startup? Want to grow an existing site? This session will offer 10 tips on how to be a successful news.
Speaker: Jan Schaffer | Barcelona, Spain
Speech by Jan Schaffer, J-Lab Executive Director November 19, 2007 Speech and PowerPoint presentation shown at the 2007 International Online Journalism Seminar, Barcelona, Spain