What Mediation Looks Like for Journalists

G. P.
September 2011
Nieman Reports;Fall2011, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p64
The author offers a brief background on how she sees her proposed consensus-building journalism will work in mediation using the planned Medicare reform as an example. The mediation includes storytelling, discussing problems, setting brainstorming solutions and joint agenda, and create agreements. First step is the gathering of journalists online and presenting conflicting views. For the storytelling part, journalists can conduct moderated interactive forums to discuss various issues.


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