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Community Guides for Journalism

Instructions and ideas for better engagement, written by experts

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Start Here

This section walks you through how to create successful communities that support your mission.

How To

This section helps you create an effective moderation team, choose your metrics, and build newsroom skills.

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Case Studies

This section includes examples, tools, and experiments you can try. Learn from those who've done it before.



This section features user research, academic studies, useful links, and discussion pieces on the value of community.

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