about  /   archives  /   contact  /   subscribe  /   twitter    
Share this entry
Make this entry better

What are we missing? Is there a key link we skipped, or a part of the story we got wrong?

Let us know — we’re counting on you to help Encyclo get better.

Put Encyclo on your site
Embed this Encyclo entry in your blog or webpage by copying this code into your HTML:

Key links:
Primary website:
cpb.org
Primary Twitter:
@CPBmediaroom

Editor’s Note: Encyclo has not been regularly updated since August 2014, so information posted here is likely to be out of date and may be no longer accurate. It’s best used as a snapshot of the media landscape at that point in time.

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting is an organization that distributes the federal government’s money to public media organizations.

Founded in 1967, CPB is the main funding source for more than 1,000 public radio and television stations. Its funding supports well-known PBS, NPR, and PRI shows, including PBS NewsHour, Frontline, All Things Considered, and Marketplace.

CPB is also a funding source for future-of-journalism experiments and collaborative projects, like NPR’s Project Argo, which received $2 million from CPB, and Localore, a series of local multimedia projects that received $1.25 million from CPB. NPR’s Code Switch and a number of multi-station Local Journalism Centers have also been funded by CPB.

Peers, allies, & competitors:
Recent Nieman Lab coverage:
Dec. 10, 2019 / Christine Schmidt
Berkeleyside is launching a sister site in Oakland to help fill the void left by pillaged newspapers — With a twin $1.56 million each from the American Journalism Project (as part of its first grantees) and the Google News Initiative, 10-year-old independent news site Berkeleyside is growing from “seven people in on...
Dec. 10, 2019 / Christine Schmidt
As it settles into Vox, Recode is starting a new project to help people feel power over algorithms — Yes, social media companies are irrevocably altering our way of life, our information streams are more tainted than ever, and you’re tracked everywhere you go (and that could affect your criminal record, your job p...
Dec. 10, 2019 / Christine Schmidt
Here are the American Journalism Project’s first 11 recipients, taking home $8.5 million to grow their business operations — Fresh off painful layoffs, the tally of 7,700 media jobs lost this year, and a warning that the first six months of 2020 will be especially painful for local newspapers, in steps the American Journalism Project with its ...
Dec. 10, 2019 / Laura Hazard Owen
Men and white people believe the news is less reliable now than it was in the past. Women and people of color think it’s gotten more reliable. — Different groups of Americans perceive news very differently: It depends on your race, gender, age, education level, and political affiliation, according to a new RAND survey of 2,543 Americans ages 21 and older. The res...
Dec. 9, 2019 / Christine Schmidt
Want to start your own local online news outlet? With a new staff and a $1 million grant, LION Publishers wants to do more to help — After leaving her job as the managing editor of a newspaper owned by Digital First Media “due to differences with this company‚Äôs management” last year, Kara Meyberg Guzman wasn’t sure what to do next....

Recently around the web, from Mediagazer:

Primary author: Sarah Darville. Main text last updated: July 12, 2015.
Make this entry better
How could this entry improve? What's missing, unclear, or wrong?
Name (optional)
Email (optional)
Explore: NBC News
NBC News logo

NBC News is a television network news operation, a division of NBC. NBC News’ programming includes the NBC Nightly News, Today, Meet the Press, and Dateline. In addition, the division provides content for the cable news channel MSNBC and business news channel CNBC. NBC News is the United States’ leading television news outlet, consistently ranking…

Put Encyclo on your site
Embed this Encyclo entry in your blog or webpage by copying this code into your HTML:

Encyclo is made possible by a grant from the Knight Foundation.
The Nieman Journalism Lab is a collaborative attempt to figure out how quality journalism can survive and thrive in the Internet age.
Some rights reserved. Copyright information »