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PART 4: MEDIA CO-CREATION WITH ON-LINE COMMUNITIES AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES

Increasingly, the term ‘community’ refers to online audiences and participants in story experiences. In this section, part, we’ll examine emerging technologies, with their accompanying opportunities and ethical challenges. We conclude with an overview of journalism that aims to explore a more hybrid, fluid, notion of co-creation, and its relationship […]
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Where can you find funding for that local journalism project? Here’s a quick guide

After a series on parental incarceration , Jonathan Bullington and Richard Webster got an email with an idea — apply for a fellowship that supports that kind of reporting. The NOLA.com | Times-Picayune reporters started thinking about what they’d cover. Their idea – what does exposure to violence do […]
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Why local foundations are putting their money behind a rural journalism collaborative

$660,000 to support a 50-member network will go to Solutions Journalism Network and Report for America for one year from a trio of place-based foundations. In the many questions of the future of local news, philanthropy — and more recently, the support of locally-grown philanthropists and funders — is […]
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New England newspaper owner fights to save local journalism

In this Tuesday, April 9, 2019 photo a The Berkshire Eagle emblem is attached to a wall inside the newspaper, in Pittsfield, Mass. The paper now features a new 12-page lifestyle section for Sunday editions, a reconstituted editorial board, a new monthly magazine, and the newspaper print edition is […]
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Doomed to failure? Ottawa’s aid to journalism misses the mark

Please chip in to support rabble’s election 2019 coverage. Support rabble.ca today for as little as $1 per month! What the federal government calls its Journalism and Written Media Independent Panel of Expert s hasn’t had time to meet yet, but already there is evidence that Ottawa’s $600 million […]
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Why local foundations are putting their money behind a rural journalism collaborative

$660,000 to support a 50-member network will go to Solutions Journalism Network and Report for America for one year from a trio of place-based foundations. In the many questions of the future of local news, philanthropy — and more recently, the support of locally-grown philanthropists and funders — is […]
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Long-Form Journalism is the Future of Print

Journalism is in trouble. Writers of articles pointing this out typically argue that this is really bad for democracy or America or whatever. Anyone who disagrees is too stupid to read this so I won’t bother to repeat this obviousness. Such writers also point out contemporaneous evidence of the […]
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Paths to Subscription: Why recent subscribers chose to pay for news

This research was conducted by the Media Insight Project — an initiative of the American Press Institute and the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research Funding for the news industry is going through an epochal change, the implications of which cannot be overstated. In the future, virtually all […]
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Audiences relationships to the places of news (and power) have changed

Audiences relationships to the places of news (and power) have changed Nikki Usher Jan 17 Another post-take out from my monograph written for Journalism and Mass Communication Monographs, pre-peer review. (whoops, waves at blind reviewer). This lays out some of the thinking for my forthcoming book, News from Somewhere, […]
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How Chicago’s ‘J-school of the Streets’ Is Reinventing Local News

The founders of City Bureau. | Mark Peterson/Redux Pictures for Politico Magazine CHICAGO—The reinvention of local journalism started on a very long commute. In the fall of 2014, Andrea Hart, a Chicagoland native who worked for the education nonprofit Free Spirit Media, invited Darryl Holliday to speak about local […]
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