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Newsrooms Increasingly Leveraging Platforms Such as Facebook, Google

Journalism has played a critical role in pushing for accountability into the practices of companies such as Facebook, Google, and Twitter, yet newsrooms are increasingly leveraging such platforms as they seek out a sustainable future, according ...
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Initiative to Strengthen Inclusive Journalism in Chicago, Honor Jack Fuller

The initiative aims to strengthen journalism and media in Chicago by investing in the production and dissemination of accurate, just, and inclusive news and narratives. An initial $2.4 million in grants will support four local ...
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Firelight Media Creates Documentary on Bias Awareness

Filmmaker and MacArthur Fellow Stanley Nelson, opens the documentary, which aims to provide historical context so Americans understand how implicit bias continues the legacy of legal segregation.
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Changing Narratives: What Does It Mean to Be an American Today?

Define American Founder Jose Antonio Vargas and Executive Director of the Inner-City Muslim Action Network and MacArthur Fellow Rami Nashashibi explore what citizenship means to them and communities they serve.
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Changing Narratives: What Does It Mean to Be an American Today?

Event program features a guest panel discussion that will explore what citizenship means to them and the communities they serve.
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Showcasing Important, Human-Driven Films for a National Audience

Justine Nagan, Executive Director, POV articulates how the show has been showcasing intimate, human-driven stories from bold filmmakers with diverse points of view for 30 years.
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Defining Civic Media Practice

A report by the Engagement Lab at Emerson College examines how civic innovators are using media and technology to counter increasing distrust in institutions such as government and media.

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Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
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Sean Harder

Communications Officer
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Kathy K. Im

Director
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Elsa Leon

Grants Manager
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Jennifer Humke

Senior Program Officer
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Lauren Pabst

Senior Program Officer
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Beth Basta

Team Administrator
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Maple Walker

Team Coordinator
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Joanna Cohen

Program Officer