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The new nonprofit news site has raised almost $3 million for explanatory reporting on state government and lawmaking. They’ve also been gathering advice — and advisors — from places like ProPublica and The Texas Tribune.
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Launched in 2009, the site was an experimental way of rethinking local news and information
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A new report from the Knight Foundation finds that nonprofit news organizations are growing audience and diversifying their revenue — but many are still reliant on a small number of foundations to support their journalism.
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Texas Standard, a new public radio collaboration, aims to knit together a state both unitary and diverse.
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In October the Austin-based news nonprofit ended a collaboration with The New York Times. Now the Tribune and the Post will share stories and co-sponsor events.
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“It’s just slowly working your way through the process and trying not to be too impatient.”
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The liberal political site is betting on something less commodified than banner advertising to find sustainable revenue — and to better take advantage of its unique audience. Ken Doctor
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The Austin-based news nonprofit has success and a measure of stability with its business model, raising almost $27 million in its first five years. But now the Tribune has to figure out how it grows its audience outside the capitol.
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Maybe it’s just a new iteration on the advertorials newspapers and magazines have run for decades. Maybe it’s a scurrilous devaluation of journalism. Either way, it’s here, and at the highest levels of the business. Joshua Benton
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The Lens has reduced staff and altered coverage plans after a donor and foundation cut funding for the local news nonprofit.
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