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Coming to a Hawaii library near you: Honolulu Civil Beat is hosting pop-up newsrooms around the state
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Articles by Stefanie Murray

Stefanie Murray is the director of the Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University.
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“Of the 16 publishers who participated, four will receive checks of $1,000 or more. The average was $562.50 per site, although some with little digital traffic got substantially lower payouts.”
“To be truly impactful, any such coalition should be built to put the people and communities most affected in decision-making roles and also focus on policy and systems change.”
Across the United States, independent newsrooms are finding ways to share stories, ideas, tips, and knowledge about a virus that doesn’t limit itself to anyone’s audience boundaries.
“Funding this kind of work is also an easier on-ramp for philanthropic organizations to launch their own journalistic giving, as supporting a whole host of groups with one donation can be a more palatable way to join in.”
“Nonprofits, public media, and digital natives are all well versed in collaboration. But newspapers, which still employ a huge chunk of local journalists across the United States, aren’t.”