Jeremy Nowak on solutions, journalism and civic engagement

Jeremy Nowak on solutions, journalism and civic engagement

Last week, Citizen chairman and columnist Jeremy Nowak was the featured guest on the Knight Cities Podcast, an ongoing conversation about civic innovation hosted by the Knight Foundation.

In it, Nowak described the mission of The Citizen to create a new type of journalism that sparks civic engagement for Philadelphia. As Nowak put it: “We’re using The Citizen as a platform to help people become… more active citizens who understand issues and who can be given the tools to participate in the solutions to problems in the city. It’s a kind of journalism that views the story as the beginning of an event, and not the end of an event.”

To hear Nowak discuss The Citizen, listen to the podcast here.


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