• Putting Mayer’s research to work

    Our cornerstone: A salute to RJI fellows
    Putting Mayer’s research to work
    October 31, 2018

    Around 2012, Jodi Gersh was travelling to various large Gannett newsrooms and running engagement workshops. She used Joy Mayers’ Community Engagement: A Practical Conversation for Newsrooms as a kind of playbook.
  • Getting engaged. No diamond ring required

    Our cornerstone: A salute to RJI fellows
    Getting engaged. No diamond ring required
    October 31, 2018

    Some folks might think it’s a bit unusual for a print design professor to segue to a career researching and improving the relationships journalists have with their communities. Joy Mayer never gave it a second thought.