Laney College hosts Journalism Innovations Community Forum

Media professionals, citizen journalists, community members and organizations will come to Laney College Tuesday, March 30 to discuss the making on a more inclusive, equitable new-media system.

The key topics are:

  • Media Representation and Accountability
  • Ownership and Diversity of Media Outlets
  • Regulation, Policy and What’s at Stake for Communities (particularly regarding Net Neutrality and Digital Inclusion)
  • Community Engagement in Shaping the New Media Landscape.

The Community Forum will lead up to the Journalism Innovations III conference in May. The conference brings together some of the brightest innovators and entrepreneurs in media to help define the future of the profession. This year’s conference will focuse on diversity of coverage, community engagement and addressing the digital divide.

State of the Media
Media Crisis and Grassroots Response
The East Bay Journalism Innovations III community forum is sponsored by the Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, University of San Francisco, G.W. Williams Center for Independent Journalism, Media Alliance, Center for Media Justice, Independent Arts and Media, The Black Hour and the Laney College Journalism Department.

The forum will take place from 5-8 p.m. at Laney College. For more information, email

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