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Accelerating engaged journalism
Dec 2018
4 December 2018

Accelerating engaged journalism

MG 9011
04 December 2018

Impact Hub Alameda Barrio de las Letras, Alameda Center, 22. 28014 Madrid

Practical Details

The Engaged Journalism Accelerator will gather over thirty journalists, researchers, and civic engagement practitioners in Madrid for a hands-on workshop.

Over two days, the group will explore ways that news organisations across Europe can integrate engagement into their reporting processes and business models.

This event is the first of five Accelerator events that seek to support, connect, and inspire the field of community journalism across Europe. You can read more about the Accelerator's mission here.

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Welcome and overview
09:30 - 11:00

Madalina Ciobanu, project manager, and Kathryn Geels, programme director, European Journalism Centre

Catalyst speakers and responses
11:00 - 12:00
  • Clare Cook, co-founder, Media Innovation Studio (business ecosystems)
  • Jon Alexander, co-founder, New Citizenship (‘engaged everything’)
  • Jennifer Jones , director, Media for Communities (citizen journalism 2.0)
  • Laura Jump, chief executive officer, On Our Radar (agency and voice)
12:00 - 13:00

Plus tea and coffee.

Open space session 1
13:00 - 15:00

Three attendees will have the opportunity to run open space exercises in small groups.

Coffee break
15:00 - 15:15

Plus a chance to stretch your legs and check emails.

Open space session 1
15:30 - 17:00

A further three attendees will have the opportunity to run open space exercises.

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