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Solutions to America's Local Journalism Crisis: Consolidated Literature Review
October 12, 2021
By: Craig I. Forman, Schuster Media and Technology Fellow The views expressed in Shorenstein Center Discussion Papers are those of the author(s) and do...
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The National Trust for Local News
October 4, 2020
Proposing a new framework for newspaper ownership and governance that leverages national capital markets and supports accountability and decision-making...
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Preserving America’s Thought Leader Magazines
March 25, 2020
Heidi Legg is a long-time journalist who founded a digital local news startup, TheEditorial.com, before joining the Shorenstein Center as Director of...
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Five Tips from Mother Jones
December 9, 2019
Below are five lessons from MoJo’s experiences that other nonprofit investigative newsrooms can adapt and use.  One: Treat your audience like...
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Case Study: Mother Jones
December 9, 2019
Creating a Thriving Legacy News Magazine through Mission, Strategy, and Experimentation Case Study co-published by the Shorenstein Center on Media,...
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Can Public Media Help Fix Market Failures in Local News?
December 4, 2019
The Public Media Merger project is taking an in-depth look at the public media/digital newsroom mergers across the country in the last decade, to understand...
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A Landscape Study of Local News Models Across America
July 3, 2019
Local journalism is in crisis, off and online. Years of downsizing in the face of digital disruption have weakened regional and local news organizations....
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Reinventing Local TV News
February 12, 2019
The growing crisis in U.S. local news is making it increasingly urgent that local television outlets both improve the quality of news produced and chart...