Democracy Day w/ Joe Amditis

Democracy Day w/ Joe Amditis

Joe AmiditisJoe AmiditisGuest

Episode 65 - September 15, 2022 was the first-ever "Democracy Day," a collaboration with newsrooms across the country in which journalists and opinion writers focused on the current threats facing American democracy. This effort was spearheaded by the Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University in New Jersey. The podcast is joined Joe Amditis, the Center's Assistant Director, who describes the various steps needed to turn Democracy Day from an idea to reality, and what to expect from future Democracy Days.

Democracy Day 2022

How we organized a nation-wide pro-democracy reporting collaborative (Medium)

Who Is Responsible For What In Atlantic City? And How Can Citizens Have Their Say? (Route 40)

How San Jose City Hall transitions of power happen (San Jose Spotlight)

Comptroller, railroad commissioner, lieutenant governor: What do Texas state officials actually do? (Texas Tribune)

What's it like to be an election judge? (Bethesda Magazine / Bethesda Beat)

WV elected officials helped push a radical legal theory now at the Supreme Court. Experts warn it could threaten democracy (Mountain State Spotlight)

2022 Election: What Oakland voters want for OUSD (The Oaklandside)

'Horse race' coverage of elections can harm voters, candidates and news outlets: Research (The Journalist's Resource)