No one has all the answers to those questions, but journalism instructors across the United States developed workarounds to make the most of COVID era education for their students. Along the way, they’ve discovered opportunities to rethink their own practices
Agora’s initiative Gather launches a new batch of case studies. Every case study is a deeper dive into what worked and lessons learned from community-centered journalism projects. This batch shares how organizations built relationships, offered actionable news, investigated issues, or created conversation spaces
The Agora Journalism Center and Gather are, once again, honored to sponsor this year’s Gather Award in Engaged Journalism with the winners of two categories, each receiving $2,500 prize money. Similar to last year, we are recognizing projects for overall excellence.
Faculty members in the school’s Agora Journalism Center have conducted innovative research projects on topics ranging from artificial intelligence to coverage of mass shootings. Their research has led UO faculty members and students, as well as professionals in the field, to better understand how journalists can best serve a changing world.
Agora’s inaugural director Mike Fancher argues that engaged journalism involves the public as true partners, enabling journalism to become complete, more accurate, more trusted, and more meaningful.
Content doesn’t need to be perfect to be valuable; share resources within a city, not just a company; and other ideas.
Support from University of Oregon’s Agora Journalism Center builds on ONA’s longtime initiative to honor excellence in digital journalism around the world.
We present the Reflective Practice Guide, a methodology that journalists can use to document and reflect on their work in engaging with their community.
The Agora Journalism Center at the University of Oregon, with support from Robert Bosch Stiftung and News Integrity Initiative, has launched the project “Engaging communities: reflecting on the work of engaged journalism.” News media organizations in Europe and North America can apply for grants to fund engagement activities.
Thanksgiving, an opportunity to express our gratitude over a meal, can also be a time for us to find common ground with those with different perspectives.