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What journalists can learn from community organizers

FLORIDA TODAY’s Isadora Rangel interviewed Alicia Bell, organizing manager at Free Press, an organization that seeks to give people a voice in the crucial decisions that shape the media.

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  • FOUNDATIONS: Better meeting coverage

    This session will include proactive tactics to keep meeting coverage relevant.

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  • FOUNDATIONS: Better interview techniques

    This session will walk through interviewing techniques, and help you make sure you get key questions answered.

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  • Newsroom safety and security

    Since the Capital Gazette shooting in June 2018, newsroom employees have wondered if they are safe in their workplace. We’ll go over personal safety tips and security information to ensure you’re informed.

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  • Don’t forget social (for reporters)

    Reporters need to be where their audience is on social media. Ensure you are active on the right social platforms so you’re prioritizing your time to attract your readers.

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  • FOUNDATIONS: Sources are the key

    This session will cover diversifying sources and why it’s important, how to approach the people you need to know on your beat, and how to build mutually rewarding connections with sources.

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  • How to fight racism and not get fired from your mainstream media job

    The Los Angeles chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists hosted a webinar titled “How to fight racism and not get fired from your mainstream media job.”

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  • Managing stress for yourself and your team

    This conversation will enhance frontline editors’ abilities to oversee daily reporting on violence, trauma, and tragedy. It will provide basic training on managing trauma exposure on staff as well as an opportunity to talk through particular concerns with individual staff and organization-wide issues.

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