April Update: Daily Planet Sausage Fest, birthday, classes and more

Clancey's at Sausage Fest

Please join us for the Daily Planet’s Sausage Fest Wednesday, May 6 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Summit Brewing Company, 950 Montreal Circle, St. Paul. We’re still finalizing the details, but we will have a lot… Read More

January Update: new editor, new website, classes and more

Happy New Year! We have exciting plans for 2015, including a new website (coming soon), a new editor, Kelly Schoenfelder, and new classes. Please be patient with us, though, as it it will take us some time to… Read More

October Update: Fall Media Forum November 8 / Upcoming classes and more

Please save these dates:  Saturday, November 8 will be the date for our 10th annual Fall Media Forum, featuring University of St. Thomas law professor Nekima Levy-Pounds as our keynote speaker. Dr. Levy-Pounds is the director of the Community Justice… Read More

You’re invited to the Daily Planet’s Pick of the Market dinner!

Andrew Kraft

The Twin Cities Daily Planet invites you to our fifth annual “Pick of the Market” dinner on Sunday, September 21 at 6 p.m., at the Grand Cafe, 3804 Grand Ave. S., Minneapolis. “Pick of the Market” will be… Read More

August Update: Meet the new editorial team, classes and more

photo from Wing's class

In last month’s update, we introduced you to the Daily Planet’s new editor, Kristoffer Tigue, and a couple of months ago we introduced our new community engagement editor, Cirien Saadeh. This month, I’d like you to meet the rest… Read More

July Update: Mary’s farewell, meet our new editor, classes and more

Mary laptop

Tuesday, July 15 will be Mary Turck’s last day as editor of the Twin Cities Daily Planet, after more than seven years of outstanding service. It’s also the date of Mary’s farewell party, to be held from 6… Read More

June Update: SPJ Awards, We’re Hiring, Classes and more

Newsroom Café with Sagirah Shahid and Ge Gao

We had exciting news at this year’s Society of Professional Journalists Page One Awards: The Daily Planet took all three awards in the category of Best Independent News Blog Online: Jay Gabler took first place for Front Row Seat,… Read More

April Update: Classes, One Day in the Twin Cities video project and more…

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On April 26th hundreds of filmmakers, non-profit organizations, and inspired citizens will document stories and investigate 10 questions for the future of the Twin Cities as part of a city-wide, participatory media-creation event. The resulting media will be showcased… Read More

March Update: Classes, Planetary Home Variety Show, and more.

Debbie Lawrence, Susan Sundberg, and Carlos Zhingre at our Storytelling for Community Organizers workshop

Got cabin fever? Why not take a media skills class? (Scroll down to read Bruce Johansen’s report, and then scroll down some more to see a complete list. ) Or sign up to become a Twin Cities Daily… Read More

February Update: Classes, Sausage Fest and more

Have you seen the redesigned Twin Cities Media Alliance website – www.tcmediaalliance.org? It’s designed to showcase the variety of activities that we are involved in – not just publishing the Twin Cities Daily Planet, but also offering classes and… Read More

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