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“Despite the volume of research currently under way about news ecosystems, there is no gold standard.”
6AM runs six sites in four states across the Southeast, in areas “where they are not big enough to have multiple daily papers, yet they are big enough to have a huge life force and a huge heart.”
News publishers of all sizes are partnering to “save democracy” at the local level; more than 35,000 stories have been published.
The American Journalism Project, led by two top nonprofit news veterans, aims to propel $1 billion in annual investments to mission-driven local news outlets.
Because PDF versions are really what we all need.
“It’s not just an initiative — it’s an opportunity for others to join to address these challenges for local news, around the country and in Philadelphia.”
The three sites together are “just south of 1,500 paying customers,” 60 percent of whom are signed up as recurring contributors (of these, the average annual contribution is around $115 or $120). Denverite, which launched its program first, has around 900 members.
“If we’re going to be a test kitchen, let’s cook some stuff!”