Personal connections rule – and other lessons from the Cronkite School’s first journalism crowdfunding campaign

Personal connections rule – and other lessons from the Cronkite School’s first journalism crowdfunding campaign By Kaly Nasiff When you think of crowdfunding, journalism may not immediately come to mind. Yet Pew Research Center reports a ready increase in journalism campaigns on Kickstarter, to a total of more than 4,000 as of December 2016. Clearly, as news … Continue reading Personal connections rule – and other lessons from the Cronkite School’s first journalism crowdfunding campaign

Mormon progressives in Arizona talk about being a part of the minority

By Joe Jacquez  The Mormon religion has been around for a long time, but conflicting views, feelings of discomfort and/ or a feeling of misunderstanding has caused millennials and liberals to leave--creating a potential issue for the Church’s future. According to CNN, about 1,500 Mormons resigned from the Church in 2015 to protest policy labeling same-sex … Continue reading Mormon progressives in Arizona talk about being a part of the minority

Phoenix’s thriving boxing community often goes unrecognized

By Peter Cheng http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jz01aCqT-HM Phoenix is flush with boxing gyms. Coach Ricardo “Ricky” Rodriguez, owner and trainer at the Madison Boxing Gym in Phoenix, estimates there are around 59 clubs in the area. Despite the number of clubs, fighters, trainers and others dedicating their time and energy to the sport, there is little money to … Continue reading Phoenix’s thriving boxing community often goes unrecognized

PIN Bureau reaches millennials through PIN awards

By Elliott Adams, Madelaine Braggs and Melanie Whyte We aimed to reach millennials and invite them to become sources for the Public Insight Network by designing a fun table display on Arizona State University's downtown Phoenix campus. Creating a “red-carpet” Hollywood atmosphere at Taylor Mall, we awarded passersby with gold stars based on what they told us … Continue reading PIN Bureau reaches millennials through PIN awards