Making Democracy Work: How News Media and Citizens Can Work Together
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
7:00 p.m. on CAT TV
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.