Re-imagining News & Community in the Pacific Northwest


What's happening with initiatives of Journalism That Matters Pacific Northwest

Catching Up and Moving Forward

Leaders of the ten JTMPNW initiatives meet and share status reports.

Global Health -- The Local Impact

JTM team leader to moderate City Club panel

July updates on JTMPNW initiatves

Seattle Digital Literacy Initiative

An idea essentially born at JTMPNW takes hold at the University of Washington

Building on Transparency

BoT seeks to heighten community engagement around more abundant, better-distributed and better-presented government information.

Overview of JTMPNW Initiatives

Ten initiatives that emerged from Journalism That Matters Pacific Northwest

Request for Feedback

How did JTM-PNW help sustain and advance journalism?

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Video Stream


Flickr - JTMPNW account

Post Notes

Conference Wiki

Post meeting notes and comments here.

JTMPNW Reading List

Suggested readings from the convenors of JTMPNW

Blogging about JTM

Nancy White's Blog

Reynolds Jornalism Institute's Blog

Bill Densmore and others comment on JTMPNW.


Re-imagining the Future of Journalism

Amy Rainey's Blog Post at Flip the Media, January 12, 2010 (also posted at Amy's blog)

"Collaboratory" Journalism That Matters in the Pacific Northwest and Beyond

Blog post by Ilona Meagher at PTSD Combat, January 12, 2010

Doin' It For The Love -- Reflections On The Future At 'Journalism That Matters' Conference

Blog post by Kris Krug at, January 8, 2010

Sustainable Seattle's blog posts

Part 1

Sustainable Seattle's blog posts

Part 2

Issue Ads: New way to fund journalism, or a fool's bargain?

Leif Utne's blog post at Foglio's Field Notes, January 13, 2010

Using the Web and Social Media to Create More Effective Events

Charles Hamilton's blog post for Web Worker Daily inspired by JTMPNW, January 14, 2010


Eileen Gilligan's blog post for the Community Journalism Interest Group, January 20, 2010

Journalists Take Communion at the Journalism That Matters Conference

WorldChanging Seattle blog post by Nina Carduner, January 21, 2010

Symbiotic Journalism: Mass Media and Local Bloggers

WorldChanging Seattle blog post by Nina Carduner, January 21, 2010

Ten stories: The passion of participants in Journalism That Matters

When more than 250 people gathered Jan. 7-10, 2010 at the University of Washington in Seattle, each had a special reason for being part of a Journalism That Matters convening. In this 30-minute video clip, 10 of them tell theirs -- why they chose to participate; what they hoped to accomplished.

Belated Reflections from "Journalism that Matters" PNW

Nancy White in the Full Circle Associates blog, January 27, 2010


Podcasts from the event

Conversation Cafe

1/7/2010, 34:53

Evening Opening

1/7/2010, 1:09:59

Open Space

1/8/2010, 26:35

End of Day Reflections


Streaming Versions

Thursday Notes

PDF attachments; see also JPG versions on Flickr.

Opening session graphic

Opening session graphic (PDF)

Opening session catalysts

Opening session catalysts (PDF)

Best Outcomes

Intentions and best incomes -- the posted "stickies"

Participants' Headlines

Opening day: Participants list the opening headlines

Images of Participants' Headlines

Posters of "burning questions"


Chris Jordan's slideshow "Midway: Message from the Gyre"

Video Archive

Thursday speakers

"World Cafe"

World Cafe outcomes

Closing insights graphic (PDF)

Steven Wright's Charts of JTMPNW

A 31.4 MB zip file of all of the charts and maps produced during the event, in both JPG and PDF format. Links to individual images appear under each day.

Friday Notes

Friday Morning Reflections

Setup for Open Space

Friday Sessions

Session notes from the wiki.

Friday Evening Reflections

Friday Closing Reflections chart

Friday Closing Reflections (PDF)


Images of charts from Friday and Saturday

Saturday Notes

Saturday Sessions

Video Archive

Saturday morning reflections 9 a.m.

Photos from Sharing Cards

Saturday "35" Session Chart

Saturday "35" Session Chart (PDF)

Saturday outcomes: end of day wrapup

Saturday Ecosystem Possibilities Map

Saturday Ecosystem Possibilities Map (PDF)

Saturday Emerging Maps

Saturday Emerging Maps (PDF)

Sunday Notes

Sunday Sessions

Closing Charts

Images of charts from closing sessions

Video Archive

JTM-Seattle Sunday opening and hyperlocal-MSM collaboration

Sunday Conference Outcomes

Sunday Conference Outcomes (PDF)

Closing statements from Journalism That Matters-Pacific Northwest

Scenes from Journalism That Matters-Pacific Northwest

Advance Media Coverage

What Kind Of Information Do People Need For A Thriving Democracy?

Weekday on KUOW, Thursday, January 7, 2010. Click the "download" link for a podcast.

Shaping the future of journalism -- for democracy's sake

Seattle Times, January 4, 2010
Also linked from Romenesko

Re-imagining News & Community in Pacific Northwest

Knight Commission, January 4, 2010

Re-Imagining News and Community - an unconference, January 8, 2010

CityClub Staffer interviewed on KUOW Weekday

CityClub's blog, January 7, 2010

From the Commons

In Other News

Hyperlocal and community news directory