Narrative Archive

ImagineCALGARY Launches Grassroots News Service

Stories to explore and celebrate Canada’s largest community visioning project

A grassroots news service kicks off today to capture the initiatives, gifts, challenges and aspirations of engaged Calgarians and groups. ImagineCALGARY (iC) partner stories will go live several times per week.

Iowa Media Company Embarks on Story Exploration

Ongoing grassroots stories to explore gifts, possibilities

A media company serving Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, IA is embarking on a story exploration of people’s experiences with the many emerging possibilities in the company and its community.

Organizational Newsrooms Becoming More Common, Report Shows

Research suggests Axiom News client services on the right track

A recent article by Poynter, a journalism institute, says the phenomenon of organizations publishing their own news is becoming a staple of the modern marketing diet.

Inquiring a New Kind of Question for Journalism

Seattle Times op-ed editor aspires to move readers into thinking about their own agency — beyond problem solving to creating possibilities

One of the most profound experiences that Seattle Times associate opinions editor/digital Sharon Chan underwent during her years at a girls’ Catholic high school involved writing an essay that “went viral in its own analogue way,” she says.

Will this Tweak to Journalism Create the World We Want to Live In?

'Cultural narrative a life-and-death issue'
Peggy Holman had an “a-ha” moment in Seattle last week that has her rooting through different thinking about how journalism might help create the world we want to live in.

Crafting New Possibilities for Journalism in an Interactive World

Media makers convene around shared commitments to journalism at Hub Seattle
Mike Fancher knew from the 10th grade on that he wanted to be a journalist. That is when he initially read the first journalist’s creed written by Walter Williams in 1914. He knew at that moment there was something central about journalism as a public trust.

Generative Journalism Gets Uptake in Europe

Peter Pula hosts workshop on approach with communications advisors, journalists from Belgium, the Netherlands

At the invitation of a City of Amsterdam team and Belgian news agency, Peter Pula of Axiom News met with a group in Europe in mid-May to share what the company has learned about what it’s come to call generative journalism.

One Step Closer to Nationwide Co-ops News Network

BC Co-operative Association starts generative news program

When the Alberta Community and Co-operative Association (ACCA) launched its news program in April 2012, the organization had the dream of eventually seeing a cross-Canada online news network where other co-operatives and co-operative associations could share their news.

BCCA Launches News Program to Share Co-op Movement’s Successes

‘Sharing successes is a positive way to engage more people in the effort to bring about social change’

The British Columbia Co-operative Association (BCCA) has a lot of member success stories and important information to share with its members, partners, stakeholders and the public, and the organization, which has more than 80 B.C. member co-ops and credit unions, is launching a news program to aggregate these stories.

Enterprising Non-profits Adds a Newsroom

Social enterprise program to build social enterprise ecosystem in Canada – one story at a time

This week the first news articles of a new Canadian online media service will hit the wires. The articles are coming from a newsroom operating on behalf of Enterprising Non-profits Canada (ENP-CA), a unique, collaborative program that promotes and supports social enterprise development and growth in Canada. The intent for the newsroom is to help build a healthy social enterprise ecosystem in the country, ENP program manager David LePage says.