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“We have so valued the fact that we are still standing. ‘Look we’re still standing!’ But standing is not enough…you gotta run.”
Sometimes it’s a response to a public emergency; sometimes it’s just to build audience.
The Dallas program is one of 14 projects that have won grants from the Knight Foundation in the latest round of the Knight News Challenge.
It’s a peer-to-peer program for regional newsrooms.
“We’re running this like a clinical program. It’s more like a medical residency than a j-school.”
The quest for scale, driven by the distribution power of a few enormous technology platforms, is killing the business case for local news. Will anything take its place?
Newsrooms large and small have hosted startup-like projects within their walls. Here are some ideas if you want to do the same.
It’s taken lots of cuts to keep American newspaper companies even slightly profitable. But without better cashflow, they’ll continue to struggle to build the next version of the industry.
The open-source tool lets reporters contribute contacts to a centralized newsroom collection of sources — but it can also be used to build larger reader-facing data products.