Nilagia McCoy

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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