Chicago Community News Summit #CNM2012

Chicago Community News Summits on September 13, 2012 and September 23, 2010, brought together researchers, journalists and funders interested in the current state of high-quality local information.

2012

The 2012 Summit presented two new research reports: The NEW News 2012 and Linking Audiences to News II. (Summit press release) You can watch the complete conference on video, thanks to the efforts of Reynolds Journalism Institute.

 

Thom Clark, President, Community Media Workshop (bio)
Emily Culbertson, Lead Researcher, Community Media Workshop (bio)

The New News 2012   The NEW News 2012 report (PDF)
The New News 2012   Online report, with video, maps, links & more
Linking Audiences to News   The New News 2012 conference presentation (PDF)

Rich Gordon, Professor, Northwestern University (bio)
Zachary P. Johnson, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Syndio Social (bio)

Linking Audiences to News   Linking Audiences to News II report (PDF)
Linking Audiences to News   Online dashboard, with searchable data
Linking Audiences to News   Linking Audiences to News II conference presentation (PDF)

2010

The 2010 Summit featured presentations on four new research reports: The NEW News 2010; Linking Audience to News; News That Matters; and Realizing Potential. Watch the 2010 conference on video

Thom Clark, President, Community Media Workshop (bio)
Emily Culbertson, Lead Researcher, Community Media Workshop (bio)

The New News 2010   The NEW News 2010 report (PDF)
The New News 2010   Online report, with video, maps, links & more
Realizing Potential   The NEW News slideshow (PPT)

Rich Gordon, Professor, Medill School, Northwestern University (bio)
Noshir Contractor, Professor, McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University
and Chairman, I-Know Inc. (bio)
Zachary P. Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, I-Know Inc. (bio)

Linking Audiences to News   Linking Audiences to News report (PDF)
Linking Audiences to News   Linking Audiences to News presentation (PDF)

   Rachel Davis Mersey, Assistant Professor, Medill School, Northwestern University (bio)
   Vivian Vahlberg, Community News Matters Project Director, The Chicago Community Trust (bio)

News That Matters   News that Matters: An Assessment of Chicago's Information Landscape report (PDF)
News that Matters   News That Matters slideshow (PPT)

   Thom Clark, President, Community Media Workshop (bio)
   Nora Ferrell, Vice President, Community Media Workshop (bio)

Realizing Potential   Realizing Potential report (PDF)
Realizing Potential   Realizing Potential slideshow (PPT)