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Community News Commons - Spring 2015 Sessions

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Free citizen journalism training sessions on how to produce creative and meaningful multi-media content and post it on

From developing and researching a story idea, to publishing the final product, you will learn how to apply the required skills and use the necessary tools to share your story online.

*CNC workshops are a scent-free environment.
Please do not use scented products while attending the sessions.*

CNC Training Sessions
Spring 2015

For session descriptions, download CNC Training Schedule - Spring 2015 (PDF).
Location: Millennium Library - 251 Donald Street

Saturday, May 23, 2015
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Saturday, June 6, 2015

Time: 10:30am - 4:30pm
Session 1 - Effective Writing for Online Journalism
May 23
  • Introduction to Citizen Journalism and to Community News Commons (CNC)
  • Incorporating Multi-Media Into Online Citizen Journalism
  • Elements of Good Story Writing
  • Creating a Story for Online Publication on CNC
Session 2 – Photography, Video & Audio / Finalizing Your Outline
May 30
  • Photography for Online Citizen Journalism
  • Video for Online Citizen Journalism
  • Audio for Online Citizen Journalism
  • Assessing Your Story Outline
Session 3 – Publishing & Promoting Your Story
June 6
  • Capturing an Audience for Online Citizen Journalism
  • Using Social Media to Promote Your Story
  • Getting Your Story Ready for Publishing Online


If you have any questions, contact Noah Erenberg, Community News Associate, at or 204.944.9474.

Have questions about Community News Commons - Spring 2015 Sessions? Contact Community News Commons


Community News Commons

Community News Commons is an online news hub ( authored by the Winnipeg community. All content on the site is created by you, by your friends and neighbours, who are sharing information to make Winnipeg and Manitoba a better place.

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