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Getting beyond tote bags and pledge drives is critical to the sustainability of public media. Is there an alternative vision of membership that relies on relationships more than money?
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This new study uses old data, but it gives at least some hope that comment sections might not always be as awful as the reporters writing the stories above them think.
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“Simply put: civic journalism worked. Readers and viewers got it. We learned that if you deliberately build in simple ways for people to participate — in community problems or elections — many will engage.”
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How do you build an audience for a project tracking Americans killed by police? For The Guardian U.S.’ audience team, it’s a mix of community building, technology, and focused attention.
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Melody Kramer is trying to build the next generation of supporters for public media by letting them contribute by sharing a skill as well as their credit card number.
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“Imagine all the wildly different services you could deliver with a building full of writers and developers.”
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“An engaged journalist’s role in the 21st century is not only to inform but to bring readers directly into the conversation.”
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In less than two years of ownership, Aaron Kushner has changed strategies like changing lanes. A new round of cost cutting suggests the route to sustainability is still uncertain.
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For decades, newspapers moved from local ownership to nationwide chains. Now, the shift is in the other direction — with the help of your friendly neighborhood billionaire.
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New Pew data: More Americans are getting news on Facebook and Twitter
A new study from the Pew Research Center and Knight Foundation finds that more Americans of all ages, races, genders, education levels, and incomes are using Twitter and Facebook to consume news.
788Newsonomics: The halving of America’s daily newsrooms
If you’re lucky enough to have the right deep-pocketed owner buy your paper and steady it, you’ve won the lottery. If you’re in a town whose paper is owned by the better chains, or committed local ownership, your loss will probably be mitigated. Otherwise, you’re out of luck.
698How 7 news organizations are using Slack to work better and differently
Here’s how Fusion, Vox, Quartz, Slate, the AP, The Times of London, and Thought Catalog are using Slack for workflow — and which features they wish the platform would add.
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