Making Democracy Work

Making Democracy Work: How News Media and Citizens Can Work Together

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
7:00 p.m. on CAT TV

Panelists:

Sarah Read, local consultant for the project

Robert Ross, Mizzou Alumni Association and former spokesperson for the City of Columbia

Peggy Placier, LWVCBC co-president

Moderator: Jim Robertson, managing editor, Columbia Daily Tribune

This will be a discussion of the Kettering Foundation grant to the Columbia Daily Tribune.  

The purpose of the grant is to improve democratic practices and promote public deliberation. Part of a “learning exchange” are the Trib Talks online, interactive and moderated dialogue forums. These forums allow citizen-driven dialogue.

 CAT TV can be found on Mediacom Channel 85, Charter Communications 985, and CenturyTel Prism 98.  The show replays on CAT TV at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

About lwvcbc

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy. We never support or oppose any political party or candidate. Any person of voting age may become a League member. The LWV of Columbia-Boone County is the League's local organization. We hold forums for local elections and advocate for local issues.

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