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Beyond the Headlines Eau Claire

Building Trust: Eau Claire and its Journalists Engage on Poverty

How can we trust what we hear about poverty in Eau Claire? Join journalists and community members in a discussion of income insecurity.

During the month of October, Beyond the Headlines will host a series of events and activities exploring what can happen when journalists and community members come together to examine news coverage of poverty issues in Eau Claire.

Exhibits. Readings. Movies. Panels. Discussions. Join us as we work together to build trust one story at a time.

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Building Trust: Eau Claire and Its Journalists Engage on Poverty

Oct 25, 2018
6:00 pm
FREE

Pablo Center at the Confluence, Music Hall
Eau Claire St
Eau Claire, WI

Part forum, part workshop, part Q&A, this interactive presentation will let you hear from the experts, talk to your neighbors, and pose questions about poverty and journalism in Eau Claire. More information on invited panelists to come.

Building Trust: Community Read and Discussion: The Elements of Journalism (Part 1)

Oct 3, 2018
6:00 pm
FREE

L.E Phillips Memorial Library
400 Eau Claire St.
Eau Claire, WI

Join Beyond the Headlines in a community read of The Elements of Journalism, which examines the relationship of journalism and democracy, and outlines what journalists should know and the public expect. This is the first in a two-part series.

Jan Larson

Professor
UW-Eau Claire


Jan Larson is a professor of journalism in the Department of Communication and Journalism at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, where she also serves as department chair. She holds an undergraduate degree in Communication and

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Building Trust: Journalism at the Movies Film Series and Discussion - Spotlight

Oct 8, 2018
6:00 pm
FREE

Woodland Theater, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, third floor.
77 Roosevelt Avenue
Eau Claire, WI

Doors open at 6 pm. Movies start at 6:30, followed by discussion. Spotlight, the 2015 Academy Award Winner for Best Picture, tells the true story of the Boston Globe investigative reporting team that uncovered the widespread and hidden sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests that shook the church and ultimately the world. Stars Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Liv Schreiber and Rachel McAdams. Sponsored by the UW-Eau Claire student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Building Trust: Community Read and Discussion: The Elements of Journalism (Part 2)

Oct 9, 2018
6:00 pm
FREE

L.E. Phillips Memorial Library
400 Eau Claire St.
Eau Claire, WI

Join Beyond the Headlines in a community read of The Elements of Journalism, which examines the relationship of journalism and democracy, and outlines what journalists should know and the public expect. This is the first in a two-part series. Co-Author Tom Rosenstiel will join the conversation via Skype.

Tom Rosenstiel

Author, Executive Director
American Press Institute


Tom Rosenstiel is a journalist, author, executive director of the American Press Institute and fellow of the Brookings Institution. He was a co-founder of the Pew Research Center and formerly directed the Project for Excellence in Journalism. His seven non-fiction books cover journalism, politics, government, culture and ethics, among other topics. His book The Elements of Journalism,

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Building Trust: Journalism at the Movies Film Series and Discussion - The Florida Project

Oct 15, 2018
6:00 pm
FREE

Woodland Theater, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, third floor.
77 Roosevelt Avenue
Eau Claire, WI

Doors open at 6 pm. Movies start at 6:30, followed by discussion. The Florida Project is a 2017 drama set over one summer in the life of 6-year-old Moonee and her single mother Halley. While Halley struggles to pay rent in the motel they call home, Moonee and her friends explore life in the shadows of the ultimate dream factory, Disneyland. Stars Academy Award nominee for Best Supporting Actor, Willem Dafoe. Sponsored by the UW-Eau Claire student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Building Trust: Journalism at the Movies Film Series and Discussion - The Poor Kids

Oct 22, 2018
6:00 pm
FREE

Woodland Theater, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, third floor.
77 Roosevelt Avenue
Eau Claire, WI

Doors open at 6 pm. Movies start at 6:30, followed by discussion. Poor Kids, a PBS Frontline special, tells the stories of three families over the course of half a decade to explore what poverty means to children in America. Sponsored by the UW-Eau Claire student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

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Events List


Oct 25

Building Trust: Eau Claire and Its Journalists Engage on Poverty


Oct 3

Building Trust: Community Read and Discussion: The Elements of Journalism (Part 1)


Oct 8

Building Trust: Journalism at the Movies Film Series and Discussion - Spotlight


Oct 9

Building Trust: Community Read and Discussion: The Elements of Journalism (Part 2)


Oct 15

Building Trust: Journalism at the Movies Film Series and Discussion - The Florida Project


Oct 22

Building Trust: Journalism at the Movies Film Series and Discussion - The Poor Kids


Resources

What is Beyond the Headlines?

“Beyond the Headlines” brings Wisconsinites together for discussions that explore journalism’s crucial role in enabling productive citizen engagement in American democracy.

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Local Partners


Thanks to our local steering committee members!

Joyce Anderson, JONAH
Elizabeth Dohms, Wisconsin Public Radio
Julian Emerson, Eau Claire Leader Telegram
Tom Giffey, Volume One
Dave Gordon, Chippewa Valley Post
Kasey Grams, Clear Vision
Mike Huggins, Clear Vision
Dean Kallenbach, Wisconsin Public Radio
Jan Larson, UW Eau Claire Department of Communications and Journalism
Dan Schillinger, WQOW News 18
Seng Xiong, Western Dairyland


We thank The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for their generous support of this initiative and the Pulitzer Prizes for their partnership.