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Written by on June 14, 2013

Solutions Now

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We can report on who gets killed and where. But how do we report on what stops the violence?

These were the questions posed at a reporters workshop, June 11th, held at at 618 South Michigan, Stage Two, Columbia College; hosted by Community Media Workshop and Strengthening Chicago’s Youth (SCY); and moderated by Natalie Moore, WBEZ’s South Side Bureau chief.

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Written by on June 14, 2013

#HackforChange

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Guest Post by: By: Jennifer Wolan, Community Media Workshop New Media intern When I told my mom that I went to a hackathon, her immediate response was, “Hack? Hackers? Aren’t those bad people?” I chuckled at her reply; no, Mom, these are good hackers. To put it plainly, MigraHack’s hackathon hosted at Pilsen’s Cibola at 1647 S. Blue […]

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Written by on June 5, 2013

Navigating Morocco

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The following post was originally published on the Nonprofit Communicator Blog. Its opinions are that of the author and not of the Community Media Workshop or Chicago is the World.   Casablanca explodes with activity. One after another, motorbikes and bicycles weave through traffic and pass our car with the grace and agility of snakes […]

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Written by on February 15, 2013

Dealing with Youth Violence in Chicago – a meeting of nonprofits and media outlets

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Have you ever wanted to talk with a reporter covering youth violence? How do we tell the story about youth violence in Chicago? The Community Media Workshop‘s youth violence project is inviting journalists to meet with community groups, activists and specialists on Tuesday, January 29, 2013. We will meet from 10 am to Noon at 618 S. […]

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Written by on January 16, 2013

Stephen Franklin reports from Turkey & Syria

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The Workshop’s ethnic media guru Stephen Franklin has returned home from weeks of reporting from the Turkey / Syria border. “You see one story and ten more come around,” said our friend, the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting grantee. Having accidentally overproduced, Steve’s poignant stories can be found across the web. Below are links to […]

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Written by on August 7, 2012

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