Beginner's prompt handbook: Using ChatGPT for local news

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Beginner's prompt handbook: Using ChatGPT for local news

Sign up to receive a copy and attend a Q+A session about the book!

By Center for Cooperative Media

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Thursday, March 23 · 8 - 9am PDT



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About this event

  • 1 hour
  • Mobile eTicket

Sign up and make a donation of your choice to receive a copy of the ebook, "Beginner’s prompt handbook: ChatGPT for local news publishers" by Joe Amditis and attend a Q+A session on March 23 where you can ask specific questions about the content of the ebook.

The Q+A session will take place on Zoom from 11am to noon on Thursday, March 23, 2023. Anyone who registers will receive a link to download/view the ebook after the registration process is complete.

⚡ NOTE: The link to the full ebook will be near the bottom of the confirmation email from Eventbrite with your digital ticket to the Q+A. Make sure you scroll all the way down to find it. If you register and still can't find the link, just email me at and I'll send it to you personally.

In this helpful ebook/handbook, you'll find:

  • Dozens of possible ChatGPT use cases for local news
  • A step-by-step breakdown of the anatomy of a ChatGPT prompt
  • Beginner, intermediate, and advanced ChatGPT prompts for local publishers
  • A breakdown of ChatGPT's capabilities and limitations
  • Sample disclosure statements, policies, and guidelines for generative AI tools
  • An introduction on incorporating automation and ChatGPT


  • March 23, 2023 from 11:00 am -12:00 pm ET


  • Zoom Meeting. You will receive a link to join after you register. You can also find the Zoom link on the Online Event Page once you sign up.
  • Link to ebook. You will receive a link to download/view the full ebook after you register.


  • Joe Amditis, assistant director of products and events, Center for Cooperative Media (author of the ebook)


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About the organizer

The mission of the Center for Cooperative Media is to grow and strengthen local journalism, and in doing so serve New Jersey citizens. 

The Center is a grant-funded program of the School of Communication and Media at Montclair State University. The Center is supported with funding from Montclair State University, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Democracy Fund, the New Jersey Local News Lab (a partnership of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Democracy Fund, and Community Foundation of New Jersey), and the Abrams Foundation. For more information, visit

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