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Saturday, June 17 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Listening is a Revolutionary Act

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How do you make sure citizens are both informed and heard? We’ll share techniques developed by the Listening Post, a media engagement project that creates conversation around local news in New Orleans. Participants will learn creative offline strategies for community engagement such as public art, SMS, public events, and more, focused on 'news you can use' topics like housing, education, jobs, and health. Participants will get a 7-step plan for implementing a media engagement strategy in their home community.

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Burgess Brown

Internews
Burgess Brown is a community media developer and native of Macon, Georgia, where he helped establish the 2nd Listening Post project. He now lives in NYC, is a graduate student at the New School, and is helping to expand the Listening Post community media engagement model around t... Read More →
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Jesse Hardman

ListeningPost/Internews
Jesse Hardman is a public radio reporter, writer, media developer, videographer, and journalism educator. He's the creator of the Listening Post, an innovative community engagement journalism project. He's been a regular contributor to NPR, Le Monde Diplomatique, Al Jazeera and o... Read More →


Saturday June 17, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
State Hall: Room 127