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News conference story tops j1 sp14
News conference story tops j1 sp14
News conference story tops j1 sp14
News conference story tops j1 sp14
News conference story tops j1 sp14
News conference story tops j1 sp14
News conference story tops j1 sp14
News conference story tops j1 sp14
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  • 1. News conference story tops Journalism 1 • Spring 2014 Dan Kennedy
  • 2. Bridgewater State University’s journalism department has accepted a $200,000 grant to be used for starting a student-run newspaper covering the underprivileged neighborhoods of Brockton. The grant comes from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting “transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts,” according to a mission statement from their website.
  • 3. On February 11, Joseph Pierce, chairman of the Journalism department at Bridgewater State University, announced that the department received a $200,000 grant to start a nonprofit community news source in Brockton. The grant, gifted from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, will span three years and aims to provide news coverage of Brockton’s underserved neighborhoods. “The grant specifies that we focus on stories that people in the community want us to cover,” said Pierce.
  • 4. Bridgewater State University’s journalism department has graciously received a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation in order to bring better news coverage to the city of Brockton. Bridgewater State held a press conference on Tuesday in which he unveiled the university’s journalistic venture. “The purpose of the grant is to cover Brockton’s unrepresented neighborhoods,” said Joseph Pierce, chairman of the journalism department at Bridgewater State. “Brockton only appears in the media when there’s a murder or a big drug bust. The majority of people in Brockton are hardworking, law abiding citizens.”
  • 5. The people of Brockton, Massachusetts may be getting a voice in the news soon. Joseph Pierce, Chairman of the Journalism Department at Bridgewater State University, recently announced a grant that would fund a non-profit and student-driven news organization in Brockton. The $200,000 grant, given by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, will be used to cover the news of under-served neighborhoods of Brockton.
  • 6. The Brockton area will soon have a new voice. Joseph Pierce, Chairman of the Journalism Department at Bridgewater State University, announced at a press conference on Tuesday that the school had just received a $200,000 grant. The money, given by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, is to be used to start a local student online news website, Brockton Matters. “Last year we conducted a public meeting with citizens of Brockton,” said Pierce, “and they told us that their city isn’t covered unless it’s a crime or drug bust.”
  • 7. The Brockton area will soon have a new voice. Joseph Pierce, Chairman of the Journalism Department at Bridgewater State University, announced at a press conference on Tuesday that the school had just received a $200,000 grant. The money, given by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, is to be used to start a local student online news website, Brockton Matters. “Last year we conducted a public meeting with citizens of Brockton,” said Pierce, “and they told us that their city isn’t covered unless it’s a crime or drug bust.”
  • 8. The journalism department at Bridgewater State University will create a communityfocused news website after receiving a $200,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The three-year grant will cover the funds to pay an editor’s salary, create the website as well as other miscellaneous expenses, according to Joseph Pierce, chairman of the university’s journalism department, who announced the news at a press conference yesterday evening.
  • 9. Bridgewater State University’s Journalism program received a grant to help fund and serve the larger population of the Brocton community. Joseph Pierce, chairman of the Journalism Department at Bridgewater State University announced that the department has been given $200,000, three-year grant, from the non-profit John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The grant will help build and pay for an editor for the website “broctonmatters.org.” This website will be used to promote the community news of Brocton and their underserved African American and Latino communities.
  • 10. $2000 grant for Undeserved Neighborhoods for City of Brockton. Joseph Pierce, Chairman of the school of Journalism at Bridgewater State University made the announcement in a news conference held at the Journalism department. It is a much-appreciated grant from “The John S and James L Knight Foundation,” who has approved the grant for the Non-Profit community.
  • 11. Bridgewater State University recently became a recipient of a $200,000 grant, courtesy of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, announced chairman of the Journalism Department Joseph Pierce yesterday. The grant will go towards a new non-profit news organization of the town of Brockton. The site, Brocktonmatters.org, will allow readers to get a clearer picture of their town that has been going unnoticed. “A vast majority of people who live in Brockton are hard-working, law abiding citizens,” said Pierce on the matter.
  • 12. Neighborhoods of Brockton, Mass. deserve more representation in the news, many residents say. Thanks to a recent grant, more representation is on its way. Joseph Pierce, chairman of Bridgewater State University’s journalism department, spoke at a news conference on Tuesday, Feb. 11. The conference, held in the journalism department of the university, focused on a three-year project to increase news coverage of the “underserved neighborhoods” of Brockton.
  • 13. A $200,000 grant has been given to the journalism department at Bridgewater State University. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation provided the grant in hopes of creating a more well-rounded news outlet that would deal with issues other than crime and murder. In a news conference on Tuesday, Joseph Pierce, the chairman of the university’s journalism department, went into detail about the grant. He discussed the need that underserved neighborhoods such as Brockton have for a betterequipped news staff.
  • 14. Brockton will have a new voice in the coming year. Bridgewater State University’s journalism department has received a $200,000 grant to start Brockton Matters, a nonprofit community news service. Working alongside Brockton Enterprise reporters, Bridgewater State students will focus on relevant issues in the Brockton community including public schools, public housing, and community policing. Special attention will be given to underserved black and Latino neighborhoods.
  • 15. Yesterday at noon Joseph Pierce chairman of the journalism department at Bridgewater University announced a grant of $200,000 from the John S and James L Knight Foundation. The grant was founded to the journalism department of Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts. The purpose of the grant is to create an online website to cover the news on the city of Brockton. The website is to be linked brocktonmatters.org and is expected to be up and running after six months.
  • 16. The Bridgewater State University Journalism department has been given a grant of $200,000 to put toward the creation of a non-profit community service project, said Journalism department Chairman Joseph Pierce today. The three year grant was given by the John S. & James L. Knight Foundation and will be used to hire an editor to run the website Brocktonmatters.org, which will host articles written for the project. “We hope to have it up and running in about six months,” said Pierce.
  • 17. Students at Bridgewater State University will soon be joining forces with reporters from Brockton, MA to provide news tailored to the needs of the city’s underserved communities. Funded by a grant, BrocktonMatters.org will soon be launched to cover topics that the local media usually overlooks. Pierce announced at a press conference that the department received a $200,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to start a non-profit community news source. This will be a partnership between the Brockton Enterprise, a daily newspaper that serves the city of Brockton and its surrounding areas, and the Journalism Department at Bridgewater State.
  • 18. The Chairman of the Journalism Department at Bridgewater State University, Joseph Pierce, announced yesterday that they would receive at 3-year $200,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to “start a nonprofit community news source in Brockton.” Brockton Matters, as it will be called, will look to hire an editor to look over about half-a-dozen Bridgewater State journalism students to “work along reporters from the Brockton Enterprise,” said Pierce.
  • 19. Joseph Pierce, the chairman of the Bridgewater State University school of journalism, held a press conference on Tuesday announcing the creation of a new non-profit community news outlet centering on the working class city of Brockton. The outlet, which will be featured online and in print, is being funded by a $200,000 grant given by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The goal of the outlet, called “Brockton Matters,” is to report on the often under-reported goings-on in the Brockton area. As opposed to “murders and drug busts”, Pierce says both the site and the print editions of “Brockton Matters” will cover issues like “public schools, public housing and community policing.”

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