News readers be wary, advises a panel of journalists at CivicStory’s Nov. 22 “News & Democracy” public forum in Summit. “We all need to be vigilant about where we’re getting the news from," says Paula Saha, Director of Communications for the New Jersey State Bar Association, in the third of a series of excerpts from that forum.Read More
What can citizens do in the absence of local newspapers? At CivicStory’s 11/22 Forum on “News & Democracy,” panelists discuss various ways local news sources can keep our complex system of governance accountable while fostering effective local self-governance.Read More
At the recent CivicStory forum on “News & Democracy”, the panel of multimedia journalists were in clear agreement on the single most important news story of the next five years, and that is: climate change. In the first of a series of three video excerpts from that forum, we hear the panelists’ recommendations on how to tackle that complex and nuanced story.Read More
NJ’s allocation of school funds follows a complex formula that defies understanding. See attorney Peter Humphreys solve this puzzle in just eight minutes, at a CivicStory forum called “Funding Our Future”.Read More
VIDEO: Camden Utility to be Off-Grid by 2020: Remarks by CCMUA Chief Andrew Kricun [3:29]Read More
Christina Shih, COO for the News Revenue Hub; John Mooney, Founder & CEO of NJ Spotlight, and Joanna Borowski, Assistant Director of Music Education Programs for the NJ Symphony Orchestra share reports from the nonprofit field. (Apr. 6 Forum: Powering Democracy; 6:40)Read More
What will Summit, NJ, look like in 10 years?
Summit's Sustainable Future is a public forum featuring 8 speakers and 5 audience members co-presented by CivicStory and Summit GreenFaith Circle on March 30, 2016, in the Central Presbyterian Church auditorium. (Video funded in part by the Summit Area Public Foundation.)