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Counting down to Klein News Innovation Camp on November 4th

Please register now to join us on November 4th for Klein News Innovation Camp, Philadelphia’s 9th annual un-conference on the future of news.

Bryan Monroe will be this year’s lunch hour keynoter:

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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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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.

Journalism partnership seeking solutions to prisoner reentry challenges

The Center for Public Interest Journalism provides operational support to the Philadelphia Reentry Reporting Collaborative. Five Temple journalism students are participating as interns and one class is collaborating.

Local journalists get to know the Philadelphia Reentry Reporting Collaborative

Journalists from leading Philadelphia newsrooms gathered recently at the nation’s oldest press club to learn about an innovative new reporting project addressing one of the nation’s most intractable challenges: prisoner reentry. The Philadelphia Reentry Reporting Collaborative launched late last year, bringing together a broad spectrum of news organizations to examine evidence-based responses to challenges facing local citizens returning from incarceration.

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