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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.
The Lens has reduced staff and altered coverage plans after a donor and foundation cut funding for the local news nonprofit.
Can you raise more money for the news by harnessing the power of social sharing — and making the impact of journalism a little more clear?
A report from Knight Foundation finds that nonprofit news sites are growing revenues and audiences, but finding the path to long-term success will take more experimentation.
The projects will open up government contracts, build conversations around education data, and help grow a news sharing service for rural papers in New Mexico. Justin Ellis
What are the key storylines the American newspaper business will be following — or living through — over the rest of this year?
“When you start creating more local content, the audience expects that content to be better.”
Portland’s Oregonian is up next in the newspaper chain’s cut-print-days-and-newsroom-staff strategy. But does it make sense — and can its leaders execute the plan?
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