Media http://aspenpublicradio.org en Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Aspen Journalism, Part 4 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-aspen-journalism-part-4 <p>In the last report on Aspen Journalism, a non-profit news organization, we speak with founder and director, Brent Gardner-Smith, local news editor, Andy Stone, and Board President, Tim McFlynn. Aspen Journalism's Advisory Board &nbsp;is made up of prominent local news editors from around the Roaring Fork Valley. Their role is to keep Aspen Journalism involved with the community and make sure the reporting is in line with the organization's mission. We also discuss funding and the future of Aspen Journalism.&nbsp;</p><p>Learn more about Aspen Journalism by visiting their website:&nbsp;<a href="http://aspenjournalism.org/">www.aspenjournalism.org</a></p><p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 17103 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Aspen Journalism, Part 4 Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Aspen Journalism, Part 3 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-aspen-journalism-part-3 <p>When the Internet began its exponential growth from a seedling to a colossal network, the demand for daily, quick reads increased. Readers were consuming the amount of information coming over the Internet faster than journalists could write it. This resulted in the down-sizing of the industry, and some of the causalities were investigative journalists. That's where Aspen Journalism, a non -profit local news organization, comes in. A handful of locally acclaimed, freelance journalists cover key topics in the Roaring Fork Valley: Water, Land, Education, Economics and the Ski Industry. Founder and Director, Brent Gardner-Smith, and Advisory Board Member, Andy Stone, speak.&nbsp;</p><p>Visit <a href="http://aspenjournalism.org">AspenJournalism.org</a> to learn more about Aspen Journalism.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 16906 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Aspen Journalism, Part 3 Non-Profit in the Spotlight: True Media Foundation, Part 3 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-true-media-foundation-part-3 <p></p><p>Terra Martellaro is a former student of True Media Foundation's after-school program,&nbsp;<em>BeHeard!</em>. She recently graduated from the University of British Columbia with a focus on filmmaking. She shares her favorite memories and projects from the <em>BeHeard!</em> program, and how the skills taught in the program have helped her in the professional world of film media. Her journey of filmmaking has taken her from the Aspen Institute's late Environment Forum to the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. True Media&nbsp;Foundation founder and director, Chris Tribble, also joins.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.truemediafoundation.org/">Learn more about the True Media Foundation and the&nbsp;<em>BeHeard!</em> program.&nbsp;</a></p><p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 15417 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: True Media Foundation, Part 3 Non-Profit in the Spotlight: True Media Foundation, Part 2 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-true-media-foundation-part-2 <p></p><p>The True Media Foundation's mission is to teach teenagers how to make video media with positive social messaging. High school students from Basalt to Silt can sign-up for the Foundation's &nbsp;after-school program,&nbsp;<em>BeHeard!</em> where they learn how to work with cameras and audio equipment. Students also learn how to plan, write and organize their own documentary films, focused on topics of interest in the Roaring Fork Valley. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 15200 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: True Media Foundation, Part 2 Non-Profit in the Spotlight: True Media Foundation, Part 1 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-true-media-foundation-part-1 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>The True Media Foundation is based in Carbondale and is dedicated to teaching teenagers how to make media with social value. Chris Tribble, founder and director of True Media, shares the history of the organization and how it evolved from a successful video "mini-series" to a non-profit organization. Dana Marlatt, secretary of the board and an administrator for the foundation, also shares in the first part of a series on the True Media Foundation.&nbsp;</p><p>Learn more about the <a href="http://www.truemediafoundation.org/">True Media Foundation</a>.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 14875 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: True Media Foundation, Part 1