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Why I’m hopeful about local news in 2021

When you look back at how local news fared in 2020, you might be surprised by how hopeful I am for the future. Things have been pretty rough this year. Local newspapers, public media, digital startups, and even independent nonprofit local news outlets faced debilitating layoffs and budget shortfalls […]
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Daily news podcasts: building new habits in the shadow of coronavirus

Introduction and key findings | Methodology | Daily news podcasts in the wider ecosystem | The growth of daily news podcasting in six countries | The impact of coronavirus on consumption and production | Case studies and publisher strategies across countries | Future developments and conclusions | References | […]
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What we think we know and what we want to know: perspectives on trust in news in a changing world

Passengers on a subway train, Brasilia, Brazil, July 2020. REUTERS/Adriano Machado Introduction | What we think we know | What we want to know | The path ahead for the Trust in News Project | References | Acknowledgements | About the Authors | Download a PDF version | Read […]
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5 Reasons that 2020 Was the Year of Nonprofit Local News

As legacy media struggled during the pandemic, many nonprofit outlets shone, with NewsMatch as a catalyst for bringing in more donations In the narrative about the struggling local news business in America, we hear mostly about layoffs, pay cuts and even closures of publications this year due to the […]
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‘Saving the journalism industry will require community support’

With American technology companies Facebook and Google collecting around 80 per cent of digital advertising revenue in Canada, some media companies are pushing against their “monopolistic” practices for a fairer playing field. – Andrew Francis Wallace / Toronto Star At least 250 Canadian newspapers have shut down since 2013. […]
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‘Saving the journalism industry will require community support’

With American technology companies Facebook and Google collecting around 80 per cent of digital advertising revenue in Canada, some media companies are pushing against their “monopolistic” practices for a fairer playing field. – Andrew Francis Wallace / Toronto Star At least 250 Canadian newspapers have shut down since 2013. […]
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In search of the next generation of local media owners

Though a deepening economic crisis continues to plague the local news landscape in the United States, the NewStart initiative has set out to ensure that one aspect is not overlooked: there are some profitable newspapers in the country whose owners are looking to sell. The NewStart local news ownership […]
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Life in a News Desert

The proliferation of news deserts in the United States has been well-documented, including by CJR. But what are their effects? How is life in a news desert any different from life in the rest of the country? We worked with the University of North Carolina School of Media and […]
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“Mass customisation” of neighbourhood data can help hyperlocal news become more sustainable

Crime tracker in Los Angeles live on 30 September 2020 “The core problem in local and hyperlocal news is that there is no sustainable business model,” says Gabriel Kahn , journalism professor at USC Annenberg School for Journalism, and the editor of Crosstown, a US non-profit community data project […]
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