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Public Media Mergers Playbook
January 14, 2021
As local journalism continues to struggle to find a new economic footing, public media is one stalwart ally and anchor in the new local journalism landscape....
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Preserving America’s Thought Leader Magazines
March 25, 2020
To read a PDF version of this paper click here. The views expressed in Shorenstein Center Discussion Papers are those of the author(s) and do not...
Journalistic Practice, Local News, Media Business, Publications,
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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The Commons: Student Workshop Reimagines Political Media
December 3, 2019
The Commons is a prototype of an imagined news outlet covering U.S. politics. It is the product of an eight-week discussion workshop this fall at...
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Digital Pay-Meter Playbook
August 13, 2019
The past half-decade has seen a digital subscription renaissance in the news publishing industry. Our research suggests publishers should invest in capabilities...
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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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Small is Beautiful
June 3, 2019
The decline of the legacy media started long before the Internet, but the Internet exposed a business model that relied too heavily on the wrong customers....
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Streaming War Won
April 29, 2019
Every era and every new medium — print, radio, television, cable, and the Internet — has found news essential to building and keeping audience. What does...