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One River, many platforms: Storytellers talk about their craft
March 4, 2016

View the story “Storytelling Across Platforms” on Storify

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Coming March 3: journalists on reporting tough issues in their community
February 24, 2016

The proposal for PolyMet Mining Corporation’s copper nickel mine in northern Minnesota is only the most recent example of an issue that generates…

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One River on KUMD about the project’s roots — and why they matter
February 19, 2016

Award-winning Northland morning host Lisa Johnson recently recorded an interview for KUMD’s Community Conversations with Kris Eilers of the St. Louis River Alliance, and Paul…

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Coming February 25: Minnesota journalists on storytelling across platforms
February 16, 2016

What happens when a top public radio reporter, the region’s premier outdoors writer, and a journalist-turned-chicken-farmer-turned-author gather to talk about storytelling?…

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Citizen centric: 10 organizations that are re-envisioning journalism
February 15, 2016

Skim through this list of innovative approaches to journalism and you’ll likely be optimistic as well.
At any rate, here, in no particular order, is my list of news organizations that have impressed the experts.

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One River, Three Journalists: Regional media experts talk collaboration, competition
February 12, 2016

It was another full house at One River, Many Stories’ second community event, Competition versus Collaboration, hosted by The Duluth News Tribune on…

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Will this work: Studying journalism and community engagement
February 5, 2016

On Thursday, February 4, I had the pleasure of presenting at the 6th Annual St. Louis River Summit with my UMD…

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How you can engage with One River, Many Stories
February 2, 2016

The One River, Many Stories project is off to a strong start. We’re reaching out to the community and engaging with…

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Q&A: Duluth News Tribune publisher talks #onerivermn and the future of journalism
February 1, 2016

Duluth News Tribune publisher Neal Ronquist said the One River, Many Stories project has the potential to focus the energy of…

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Loud and messy: An experiment with journalism innovation
January 25, 2016

Andrew Donohue, now at the Center for Investigative Journalism, talks about using Design Thinking as a way to do journalism.  I…

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