Author: Jim MacMillan

Klein News Innovation Camp (formerly BCNI) debuts on November 4th: Get your tickets now!

“The event will feature 300 thinkers and doers on how communities are informed. The day will feature sessions on topics like journalism ethics in a troubled era, funding successes, audience engagement, partisanship and a broad array of new thinking.” –kleincamp.com

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The Reentry Project seeks journalists to help address prisoner reentry challenges

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Between 200,000 and 300,000 of our fellow Philadelphians have been incarcerated. That’s one out of every six people in Philadelphia, and about one in three adults in our city.

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ONA recap returns to the P&P: RSVP now

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Catch the #ONA17 Show and Tell at the Pen and Pencil

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017, 7:30 PM

Pen & Pencil Club
1522 Latimer Street Philadelphia, PA

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Just a few days after the Online News Association national conference in Washington, we will be rounding up all the attendees we can find from the Philadelphia region to share brief, specific takeaways for benefit of our community. We have done this a few times before and had a lot of fun.The P&P will prohibit smoking until 10 p.m. Cash bar. Must…

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Upcoming: Three ONA Philly Meetups

If you would like to attend gatherings of the Philadelphia chapter of the Online News Association, all you have to do is click to join the Meetup group at the link below.

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The Reentry Project: We are halfway through our journalistic experiment and there’s lots more to do

Staff and interns from the Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University are supporting The Reentry Project, a collaborative news initiative about the challenges of—and solutions to—prisoner reentry in Philadelphia. Here’s an update from the halfway point:

Helping those who are reentering society from prison

The United States has more people with criminal backgrounds than the entire population of France. In Philadelphia, it’s estimated that between 200,000 and 300,000 residents – approximately one in every six of us – has been intimately familiar with a jail cell. One in six.

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