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JTM-Denver: Closing commitments

  • Nourishing community engagement is journalism's bedrock purpose.
  • We are committed to putting engagement at the center of our work.
  • We choose to produce diverse, healthy, fresh news that nurtures community to conversation or action.
  • We collaborate in the interest of our communities.
  • Community matters; professionals matter.
  • Readers are first citizens and community members, then consumers.
  • We foster collaboration among the community of journalists covering local issues.
  • We will be open minded in pursuing truth despite personal beliefs or existing societal story lines including dissemination of existing story lines and a willingness to be surprised and dig deeper.
  • We are mapping our news ecosystem
  • A health news ecology is engaged and collaborative.
  • Make curiosity endure.
  • Train anyone who will listen.
  • We encourage media practictions who will engage themselves in all segments of their communities (however defined) in varied ways to strengthen the fabrics of those communities and a democratic society of making informed decisions.
  • As we head home, we are continuing the conversation together on JTM's new platform by creating opportunities to participate in online live meetings, web forums and a collective question bank to tap into our synergistic energy and shape the future of our news ecology.