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Journalism That Matters: The Memphis Sessions

From Mainstream to New Media: Finding Common Ground to Grow Participatory Democracy

A two-day gathering at Memphis, Tenn., convened by the Journalism That Matters consortium.

Gathering Schedule

Thursday, Jan. 11 -- Meet at Memphis Convention Center Room L-8 (note room change)

  • 3 p.m.-5 p.m. -- Roundtable introductions and statements of intention
  • 5 p.m. -- Break; walk to private tour of Memphis Cotton Museum
  • 5:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. -- Depart Cotton Museum for dinner
  • 6 p.m.-6:30 p.m. -- Pre-dinner reception, private residence
  • 6:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. -- Dinner and discussion: Manifesto For Change, Next Newsroom, Open Source Framework / Geneva Overholser, Chris Peck, Len Witt.
  • 9:30 p.m. -- Vans return to hotels

Friday, Jan. 12 -- Meet at Memphis Cotton Museum

65 Union Ave / 901-531-7826

  • 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. -- Journalism That Matters Opening Circle
  • 9:00 a.m.-Breakout session one
  • 10:30 a.m. -- Breakout session two
  • Noon - 1 p.m. -- Lunch at nearby restaurant
  • 1 p.m. -- Breakout session three
  • 2:30 p.m. -- Learning circle
  • 3 p.m. -- Group coaching sessions
  • 5 p.m. -- Wrapup session: What was learned, what actions are intended
  • 6 p.m. -- Adjourn. Dinner on your own.


CONTACT CELL PHONE NUMBERS:

Bill Densmore: 413-458-8001
Peggy Holman: 206-948-0432
Chris Peck: 901-626-0754
Stephen Silha: 206-819-3755