Information Matters: Getting the Real Story

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If we are going to be able to rebuild and prepare, having the skills to track and report your town's recovery & community preparedness is critical. We are pleased to be co-hosting this half-day Citizen Journalist training with WHYY/NewsWorks and the Penn Project for Civic Engagement.  Download flier.


Breakout sessions include:

  • Fact Finding & Reporting: collecting the facts and information to get the story 
  • Capturing the Perfect Shot: Video & Photo Journalism
  • How to Conduct a Study with Engaging Techniques:  how to conduct your own "study circles" with your neighbors on important issues
  • News Writing 101: crafting effective hard news stories & opinion pieces; interviewing skills

*Light breakfast at 8:30am.   Lunch provided.


You must pre-register (below) for this event.  Email for more information.

Community Sponsors: Ocean County College, Jersey Shore Hurricane News, Creative NJ, Clean Ocean Action, Sustainable Jersey and the New Jersey Recovery Fund

We're meeting at the College Center. Click here for a campus map.



October 05, 2013 at 9am - 1pm
The College Center @ Ocean County College
1 College Dr
Toms River, NJ 08754
United States
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Renee Koubiadis · · (732) 548-9798

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