Nilagia McCoy

Setti Warren

Announcing Setti Warren as New Executive Director

Dear Friends, I am very pleased to announce that we have hired Setti Warren as executive director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy. His first day will be July 9, 2018. Setti is a talented and experienced leader with extensive experience in local, state, and national politics and governance. He served as …

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South Kern Sol

Funding Journalism, Finding Innovation: Success Stories and Ideas for Creative, Sustainable Partnerships

Co-published by the Shorenstein Center and Media Impact Funders.     Image credit: South Kern Sol, a youth media hub funded by The California Endowment. Introduction There has been perhaps no other moment in history so volatile and uncertain­—yet full of so much opportunity—for journalism. Newspapers across the country—along with countless jobs—are being eliminated at …

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South Kern Sol

Funding Journalism, Finding Innovation: Success Stories and Ideas for Creative, Sustainable Partnerships

Co-published by the Shorenstein Center and Media Impact Funders.     Image credit: South Kern Sol, a youth media hub funded by The California Endowment. Introduction There has been perhaps no other moment in history so volatile and uncertain­—yet full of so much opportunity—for journalism. Newspapers across the country—along with countless jobs—are being eliminated at …

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Newspaper stands

Funding the News: Foundations and Nonprofit Media

Working paper co-published by the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and Northeastern University’s School of Journalism.     This research was supported by the Heising-Simons Foundation and the Barr Foundation with special assistance provided by Media Impact Funders. View interactive graphics and data.  Introduction The 2016 U.S. …

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Newspaper stands

Funding the News: Foundations and Nonprofit Media

Working paper co-published by the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and Northeastern University’s School of Journalism.     This research was supported by the Heising-Simons Foundation and the Barr Foundation with special assistance provided by Media Impact Funders. View interactive graphics and data.  Introduction The 2016 U.S. …

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Local newspaper

Playbook for Launching a Local, Nonprofit News Outlet

This playbook was written as part of a policy analysis exercise (PAE), an academic project where Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) students develop solutions for a public or nonprofit sector policy or management issue presented by a client organization. News Revenue Hub was the client for two HKS Master of Public Policy students.  The project builds …

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Local newspaper

Playbook for Launching a Local, Nonprofit News Outlet

This playbook was written as part of a policy analysis exercise (PAE), an academic project where Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) students develop solutions for a public or nonprofit sector policy or management issue presented by a client organization. News Revenue Hub was the client for two HKS Master of Public Policy students.  The project builds …

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Houses in Alaska

Doom and Gloom: The Role of the Media in Public Disengagement on Climate Change

Photo credits: Diane Haeker and Cold Climate Housing Research Center (CCHRC) Introduction In July of 2008, as a national broadcast correspondent, I reported on environmental conditions in Newtok, a remote community of roughly 400 Yup’ik people in Northwest Alaska. Newtok was losing forty to a hundred feet of coastline a year to erosion, and sinking …

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Houses in Alaska

Doom and Gloom: The Role of the Media in Public Disengagement on Climate Change

Photo credits: Diane Haeker and Cold Climate Housing Research Center (CCHRC) Introduction In July of 2008, as a national broadcast correspondent, I reported on environmental conditions in Newtok, a remote community of roughly 400 Yup’ik people in Northwest Alaska. Newtok was losing forty to a hundred feet of coastline a year to erosion, and sinking …

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