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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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Who’s who in local news: A guide to the biggest brains and bank accounts in the fight for local journalism

There really isn’t another word than “local” for what local news does (no, hyperlocal doesn’t count). Local news’ strength and mere presence has been threatened in the roiling journalism industry — but a number of initiatives are stepping up to help fill the void. In the past few years, […]
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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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FRONTLINE, PBS’s Acclaimed Investigative Documentary Series, Launches New Local Journalism Project

(Wed., June 12, 2019) FRONTLINE, PBS’s flagship investigative documentary series, is launching a new initiative to bolster local journalism in cities and towns across America with support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Through the Local Journalism Project, FRONTLINE will […]
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Video: Legislation to protect local news

At a House Congressional Briefing on Capitol Hill, the News Media Alliance debuted a new video, Legislation to Protect Local News, on efforts to protect the future of news publishers and high-quality journalism in the United States. Mike Allen and Jonathan Swan of Axios provided keynotes and Alliance President […]
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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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Institute for Nonprofit News welcomes The Narwhal as sole Canadian member

The institute recognizes publications committed to transparency and independence in public interest, investigative journalism This story was originally published by The Narwhal and appears here with the editor’s permission. Read the original post here . The Narwhal has been accepted as a member of the Institute for Nonprofit News […]
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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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Is it time for a new definition of local news?

(apn Photo/Eckehard Schulz) Christopher Ali has spent a lot of time thinking about the future of local news. Ali, an assistant professor of media studies at the University of Virginia, is a fellow at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University who’s almost done with a report […]
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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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