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Readers have finally understood that their payments for the news will actually make a difference in what they and their community know. That model needs to be extended down to states and cities.
“Where you find resistance to collaboration is where you’re finding news enterprises hastening their own demise.”
The Seventy Four
The new venture, cofounded by the former CNN and NBC News anchor, is not ashamed about having an agenda. One key part of its toolkit: using video to create a “Waiting for Superman”-like impact on the discussion around education.
The new tool, developed at Columbia, aims to help newsrooms measure the qualitative and quantitative impact of their stories after publication — not just in terms of pageviews.
Chalkbeat, Southern California Public Radio, InvestigateWest and others are awarded over $236,000 in micro-grants to support events programming, collaborative reporting, and a “native underwriting” pilot program. Justin Ellis
Can you raise more money for the news by harnessing the power of social sharing — and making the impact of journalism a little more clear?
Say hello to Chalkbeat, a model for how local sites might gain scale and infrastructure through a networked vision of journalism.