Self-Improvement

News as Community History by Vic MIller

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Vic Miller – News as Community History

The mayor of Harlem, Montana tells the story that led him to believe that public officials in rural America have to learn to develop trusting and trusted relationships with the press if small communities are not to lose the record of their own history.

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http://informationstories.org

Why I Mind by Brenda Jo Brueggeman

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Brenda Jo Brueggemann - Why I Mind

A "hard-of-hearing" writer and professor of English explains how she came to understand the struggle of deaf people to be part of the flow of information around them – and the life-and-death stakes of being excluded.

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http://informationstories.org

Change Through Conversation by Tuesday Ryan-Hart

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Tuesday Ryan-Hart – Change Through Conversation

A community activist from Columbus, Ohio explains how she helped organize face-to-face community conversations around health issues to help people get the information they need to find solutions to local health problems.

See also: Information Stories Collection Description

http://informationstories.org

American Immigrant by AD Avila

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AD Avila – American Immigrant

An artist and community activist from San Jose describes how he came out of the "undocumented closet," and the tools he is using to bring the reality of undocumented immigrants' lives to the attention of the larger community.

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http://informationstories.org

Connecting During Crisis by Tim Erikson

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Tim Erickson – Connecting During Crisis

A father from St. Paul, Minnesota explains how he turned to an online discussion forum to connect to his community, and how he learned the power of online forums to link people to information and to each other in times of crisis.

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http://informationstories.org

Ambos Lados Both Sides by Martin Macias Jr

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Martin Macias, Jr. – Ambos Lados: Both Sides

A young Latino radio reporter and organizer from Chicago explains how he learned what it takes to really hear his own community.

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http://informationstories.org

Lessons of Libby Montana by Gayla Benefield

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Gayla Benefield - Lessons of Libby, Montana

Now in her 60s, a community activist in Libby, Montana describes how her parents' deaths from asbestos-related disease led to her struggle to interest media in reporting on the health and safety issues related to the local vermiculite mine.

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http://informationstories.org

Information Stories: Introduction - by Peter M Shane

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The law professor who organized "Information Stories" explains how his media-rich youth led him to worry, as an adult, about the news and information needs of local communities.

See also: Information Stories Collection Description

http://informationstories.org