Nieman Foundation at Harvard
ProPublica’s new “50 states” commitment builds on a decade-plus of local news partnerships
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The recent boom of local nonprofit news organizations is proving their model can serve smaller markets, too.
“Some of the finest journalism I’ve been associated with started out as an inkling.”
The worker-owned sports website released an admirably transparent annual report on Thursday. The report showed Defector brought in $3.8 million in its second year and that nearly every dollar came from readers.
“Our initial hope was to get 40 or 50 submissions. We ended up receiving more than 1,000 ofrendas from across the country, and in four languages.”
How Spotlight PA, Injustice Watch, and The 19th are moving beyond horse-race reporting.
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A guide for journalists and news organizations assessing voting- and election-related rumors in the weeks leading up to the 2022 midterms.
In 2016, U.S. newspapers were nearly unanimous in rejecting Donald Trump. Blowback from his supporters didn’t change their opinions — it only made them keep quiet about it.