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Non-profit journalism workshop focuses on new news models for Revelstoke

Revelstoke Mountaineer Magazine/revelstokemountaineer.com journalist Aaron Orlando to host a hands-on, participatory workshop on October 17 to explore new community-led local journalism options for Revelstoke. We’ve all heard the stories in the news: Journalism, which was supported by legacy mediums such as TV, radio or print, is in financial distress. […]
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Local media collaborate to envision future of Boulder County journalism

Like journalists do, local media sources put pen to paper Wednesday evening as they talked with the people of their communities to learn how to better serve their readers now and in the future. The Colorado Media Project and Free Press joined representatives from KGNU radio, the Longmont Observer […]
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Perceptions About Posting: A Survey of Community Journalists About Social Media Postings

Journalists long have been the gatekeepers of content for traditional media, but now with social media, does that role still stand? Although studies have focused on larger circulation newspapers, the literature suggests a gap among community newspapers’ judgment of news values and gatekeeping as applied to social media postings. […]
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As other local news outlets struggle, NPR affiliates are growing — and quickly

NPR Supreme Court reporter Nina Totenberg, center, listens as a source speaks outside the Supreme Court in 2018. NPR has added 1,000 journalists to its ranks. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) In my first interview with Nancy Barnes after she took over as NPR’s senior vice president for news, I thought […]
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The State of Technology in Global Newsrooms

What’s happening? In collaboration with Google News Initiative and Georgetown University, the international center for Journalists conducted research on the adoption of digital means by Journalists to counter misinformation. The research was conducted in 149 countries; the researchers received over 4100 responses from journalists and news managers. Why it […]
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As other local news outlets struggle, NPR affiliates are growing — and quickly

NPR Supreme Court reporter Nina Totenberg, center, listens as a source speaks outside the Supreme Court in 2018. NPR has added 1,000 journalists to its ranks. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) In my first interview with Nancy Barnes after she took over as NPR’s senior vice president for news, I thought […]
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Newsrooms need to learn to speak social media without an accent

News organizations face the reality that digital media started the transfer of power from newspaper editors and broadcast news directors to their formerly passive and dependent audiences. Mobile and social media sped the change because they empowered the audience to get nearly any information they wanted when they wanted […]
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How Southern California Public Radio uses live events to connect with communities

This case study on Southern California Public Radio is from the Wyncote Foundation’s 2019 Building Stronger Communities Through Media report . It is the ninth in a series on innovations in local journalism, public media and storytelling we’re republishing with their permission and the permission of the authors. How […]
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5 Lessons for Reporting in an Age of Disinformation

The ‘Trumpet of Amplification’ By Claire Wardle Despite endless headlines, reports and conferences on the topic of information disorder, the global news industry remains woefully unprepared to tackle the increasingly effective and dangerous tactics deployed by those intent on disrupting the public sphere. Journalists often write about the phenomenon […]
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What We Learned Through NewsMatch Can Help All of Local News

NewsMatch journalists in action: High Country News, Groundtruth Project, Texas Tribune, Public Source, CALMatters, Marshall Project There are almost-weekly reminders about the struggles facing local news. Last week the entire staff of the New Orleans Times-Picayune were laid off when the paper was sold to a competing paper. When […]
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