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Inspired by The Daily, dozens of daily news podcasts are punching above their weight worldwide

“The big change is commercial, which is that we had advertisers who started to come to us last year and say, ‘We are only going to buy two kinds of ad next year, print and podcast. What have you got?’” More than 15 years after the term was first […]
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Losing the News

As local news outlets are gutted and shuttered, reporters laid off, publication schedules cut, and resources tightened across the country, Losing the News: The Decimation of Local News and the Search for Solutions sounds the alarm about the existential threat facing local watchdog journalism and proposes big-picture solutions for […]
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How a Community Engagement Editor Can Transform Your Newsroom’s Work

Features Derrick Cain on building trust, and why newsrooms need journalists who come from the communities they cover engagement Derrick Cain, Community Engagement Editor, Resolve Philadelphia. (Photo: Kriston Bethel) Resolve Philadelphia is an organization that develops and advances journalism built on equity, collaboration, and the elevation of community voices […]
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Hot Topics: Who is a journalist?

A judge’s ruling that far-right outlets should be given press accreditation raises questions about whether we should defend and enforce common values. It is hard enough deciding who is a journalist without delegating the decision to a judge in the midst of an election campaign — or for that […]
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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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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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People might not trust local news that much after all — and the way to improve it increases the risk

“A small reservoir of goodwill exists toward local news organizations because they are local, but this could quickly dry up if Americans perceive more political bias in coverage.” Local news is more trusted than national news, yes. But that’s largely because national news is not very trusted, especially by […]
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Can digital journalism serve readers who can’t get online?

With a large digital divide in Ontario, closures and print reductions of local papers have mounting effects on access to information. Chatham Daily News announced it would publish a print edition of its paper one less day a week, along with 10 other Postmedia newspapers, on Nov. 6 . […]
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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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Has Your Local Newspaper Closed? Tell Us What Stories Aren’t Being Told

Tim Gruber for The New York Times As the number of newspapers in the United States continues to dwindle , small communities are suffering the biggest blow. When hometown papers shutter, the news they once covered — school board updates, city government scandals, high school sports games — often […]
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