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Beyond the Headlines opening remarks by Dylan Jennings

Dylan Jennings is the Director of the Public Information Office of the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission and a Tribal Council Member for the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe.

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Resources for Media Literacy

Resources​ to encourage engagement with news and promote understanding about the principles and processes of journalism in a democratic society.

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The Future of News - The Knight Media Forum: Livestream Feb 26-27, 2019

A two-day convening on the future news, community and democracy in America.

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News Desert Local Journalism 

Be Your Own Watchdog

Tips for finding out information about campaign finance, tracking legislation, and details about the structure and spending of state agencies, corporations, unions, and non-profit groups.

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Workshop Resource transparency 

Open Government Records

A list of resources for citizens and government officials regarding open government in Wisconsin. ​

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transparency 

WGNHS 2017 Year in Review

Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey 2017 Year in Review

WGNHS staff worked in 69 Wisconsin counties to map geology, inventory springs, and create groundwater models. This resource was shared at the April 26 Workshop.

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Shifting Currents: Progress, Setbacks, and Shifts in Policy and Practice

What challenges face Wisconsin's waters? This Executive Summary highlights key findings of the Waters of Wisconsin Initiative

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Workshop Resource 

Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission

GLIFWC is involved in activities aimed at protecting and enhancing the natural resources and habitat in the treaty-ceded territories while also infusing an Ojibwe perspective into its work.

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Building Trust in Wausau: News Coverage & Photos

News stories & images from the May 9th kickoff in Wausau, Building Trust: Law Enforcement, the Media & You. Panelists represented national and local perspectives on law enforcement and media coverage.

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In the news 

Wisconsin Water Future: Digging into DNR Data

A list of links and contacts to help you navigate the Department of Natural Resource's extensive data about the waters of Wisconsin.

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Workshop Resource 

Meeting the Need

This article from the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram explored the need for and role of the Chippewa Valley Free Clinic.

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Families In Peril

Strain on services by homeless mothers and their children detailed in Eau Claire Leader-Telegram article by Julian Emerson, December 27, 2014.

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Homeless

This article, first in a two-part series from the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, details the challenges faced by the homeless in Eau Claire.

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The Poverty Puzzle

This Pulitzer-nominated series of articles in the Chattanooga Times Free Press explore the puzzle of poverty in a city in the midst of economic revival.

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Displaced and Defenseless -- On the Streets.

Second of a two-part of a series on the homeless, published in the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, May 18, 2014.

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Final Project Report: Clear Vision Poverty Summit

The final project report of the Clear Vision Poverty Summit to the Harvard Ash Center.

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Interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning Wisconsin reporter Elizabeth McGowan

Elizabeth McGowan began her reporting career at the Janesville Gazette and won the Pulitzer Prize in National Reporting in 2013 for stories on the regulation of the nation’s oil pipelines.

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Building Trust in the Media, an interview with Kathleen Bartzen Culver

Kathleen Bartzen Culver is the director of the Center for Journalism Ethics and a professor at UW-Madison. She shares her thoughts on building trust between the public and the media.

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Beyond the Headlines Wisconsin: An Interview with Kathleen Bartzen Culver

Culver is interested in the implications of digital media on journalism and public interest communication. She talks about the ethical dimensions of journalism along with the law and free expression.

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How We Know Journalism is Good for Democracy

Communities across the US have seen a "profound erosion in their access to local news and information since 2004." Why is local media critical to democracy?

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News Desert Local Journalism 

Hard Times: An Aristic Expression of Poverty in Eau Claire

News clip by Jack Bertelsen for CVPost

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Wausau's final Beyond the Headlines event, news segment.

Final “Beyond the Headlines” event talks collaboration and expectations

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journalism transparency 

Winners: Visual Art and Essay Contest

Winning art and essays from the Eau Claire Visual Art and Essay Constest.

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The Opportunity Atlas

The Opportunity Atlas collects national statistics and compiles them in a geographically accessible database.

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America's Growing News Deserts

The Columbia Journalism Review maps counties that have daily newspapers as a measure of the spread of news deserts.

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News Desert Local Journalism 

About 1,300 U.S. communities have totally lost news coverage, UNC news desert study finds

Poynter: About 1,300 U.S. communities have totally lost news coverage, UNC news desert study finds

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News Desert Local Journalism 

The Expanding News Desert: 2018 University of North Carolina Report

Full report of the 2018 UNC report.

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News Desert Local Journalism 

The Expanding News Desert Interactive Map Tool

Map tool for visualizing UNC data on news deserts.

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News Desert Local Journalism 

Assessing Local Journalism:News Deserts, Journalism Divides, and the Determinants of the Robustness of Local News

This study evaluated news stories to evaluate the state of local reporting.

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Local Journalism News Desert 

Local TV News and the New Media Landscape

What is the future of local TV news?

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Local Journalism News Desert 

The Rise of a New Media Baron and the Emerging Threat of News Deserts

This 2016 report outlines not only the important role of smaller, local news sources, but also the market forces of media consolidation that are helping to kill them. Download the report.

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Local Journalism News Desert 


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