FOR RURAL JOURNALISM & COMMUNITY ISSUES
August 7-8, 2002
What Would the IRJ Look Like?
Al Smith report on meeting with Mike Nietzel, UK
Discussion of administrative structure of the IRJ
Multi-institutional? Relationships and expectations? Who are the collaborators?
Multi-disciplinary? How is this to be achieved and encouraged?
What would the IRJ Do?
Listing of all possible program and project recommendations
that have evolved from our meetings.
Prioritizing initial program recommendations to three or four.
How do we get IRJ off the ground?
Funding Proposal Outline (Rudy Abramson)
How long? Who will write various sections? How do
we proceed with fund raising?
Report on our research and listening sessions
Separate document or part of proposal?
What should be included?
How can a report be pulled together?
How should it be distributed?
How do we proceed in the interim?
Break for Touring Area
Finish-up discussions and assignments
Continuation of discussion