What is the role of journalists in participatory processes, like participatory budgets? What do journalists need for reporting on participatory budgeting in a qualified manner? And how can municipalities support qualified media coverage? Some answers you can find in this article.
Bürgerhaushalte in der Diskussion
Dr. Anke Knopp, spokesperson of the Gütersloh citizens’ initiative Demokratie Wagen [‘Dare to be democratic’], project manager for the Bertelsmann Foundation and outspoken advocate of participatory budgeting (PB), writes about the benefits of PB and criteria for its success.
Ulrich Nitschke, Andreas Dellbrügge and Ulrich Kowalke list ten reasons why local authorities should introduce participatory budgeting (PB).