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With funding from Knight Foundation and Kickstarter donors, PRX is trying to create an environment where “high-quality, story-driven” shows like Roman Mars’ 99% Invisible, can thrive.
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Public media invested significant resources into building Local Journalism Centers that could unite multiple stations in reporting on the same topic. The results have been a mixed bag.
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“When you start creating more local content, the audience expects that content to be better.”
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The St. Louis Beacon is one of the nation’s most prominent local news nonprofits. St. Louis Public Radio has a substantial audience. What can they do together?
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The new PRX Remix app offers a window into an alternate universe of public media, where podcasts and independent productions enjoy pride of place and serendipity is the organizing principle. Justin Ellis
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Thorn hopes the show, which focuses on culture and interviews, will be a good fit for NPR weekends. Justin Ellis
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The immersive multimedia documentary, built using Zeega, tells the story of the impact of oil drilling in North Dakota.
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His worry for local stations: Without jumping on digital opportunities, someday soon they “will be revealed as rather pedestrian repeaters of national content.”
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The international news startup wants to make global stories more relatable by finding connections to U.S. audiences. Justin Ellis
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The New York Times built a Slack bot to help decide which stories to post to social media
The bot, named Blossom, helps predict how stories will do on social and also suggests which stories editors should promote.
1310Jo Ellen Green Kaiser: Do independent news outlets have a blind spot when it comes to ethnic media?
The head of the Media Consortium argues that, by defining themselves in opposition to mainstream media, independent progressive outlets miss out on the power of ethnic and community journalism.
1029Newsonomics: 10 numbers on The New York Times’ 1 million digital-subscriber milestone
Digital subscribers are proving to be the bedrock of the Times’ business model going forward. How much more room is there for growth — and at what price points?
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