MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  The Tennessean announced an online initiative this morning designed to build on the outpouring of community involvement following the 2010 floods.

The newspaper is now beta testing a website that it’s calling Brainstorm Nashville ( The site will use social media tools to explore community problems and build consensus around a solution.

The Tennessean is hoping ideas generated by the site will move beyond conversation to action.