Working for Smart Growth:
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Information Matters: Getting the Real Story

October 5, 2013
9:00 amto1:00 pm

If we are going to be able to rebuild and prepare, having the skills to track and report your town’s recovery & community preparedness is critical. We are pleased to be co-hosting this half-day Citizen Journalist training with WHYY/NewsWorks and the Penn Project for Civic Engagement. Download flier.

Breakout sessions include:

  • Fact-Finding and Reporting: collecting the facts and information to get the story
  • Capturing the Perfect Shot: Video and Photojournalism
  • How to Conduct a Study with Engaging Techniques: Ways to conduct your own “study circles” with your neighbors on important issues
  • News Writing 101: Crafting effective hard news stories and opinion pieces; interviewing skills

A light breakfast will be available at 8:30am. Lunch will be provided.

 You must pre-register (below) for this event. Contact Renee Koubiadis  (ReneeatTheCitizensCampaigndotorg)  , (732) 548-9798 for more information.

LOCATION
The College Center at Ocean County College
1 College Dr
Toms River, NJ 08754

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Community Sponsors: Ocean County College, WHYY/Newsworks, Jersey Shore Hurricane News, Creative NJ, Clean Ocean Action, Sustainable Jersey and the New Jersey Recovery Fund

 
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