Journalism Archive

Generative News Team Energizes Flemish Conference

‘Citizen’ journalists, professional news makers collaborate to produce news throughout event

After sending the newsletter they had worked on the entire day to print, the news team covering a Belgian organization’s recent conference headed out for supper about 9 p.m. Lisa Coppin says she was “nearly euphoric” when, halfway through their meal, colleagues arrived with a large box of the now-printed newsletters. Almost instantly they could see the tangible results of their hard day’s effort.

Axiom-inspired Belgian News Network Draws Accomplished Freelancer

News makers combining their strengths to empower through the news process will help create the world we all want to live in, says Lien Van Laere

Throughout her 10 years of working as a freelance journalist, Lien Van Laere sought to make her work “life-giving” by  sculpting out the “possibility, beauty and power” that already existed in whatever she was storying.

Exploring a Calgary Story-Sharing Co-op

Sarah Arthurs and Peter Pula to host upcoming discussion and working session

Sarah Arthurs witnessed the power of sharing stories during the 2012 International Year of Co-operatives (IYC) and is looking to co-create a new story-sharing venture in Calgary.

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.