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With revenues crashing, alt-weeklies and other outlets have been forced to get creative.
“On most days of the week, I’m competing with them.” But when the situation’s right, local news outlets are using one another to augment their own resources.
“If the Iowa Falls newspaper writes about its hospital for two years, it’s an Iowa Falls problem that Iowa Falls has to solve…And by the time you’re talking about a major region of the nation like that, it becomes a national problem to be solved.”
“We’re living in an age of journalism where people want to help each other and are prioritizing collaboration over competition. We want to seize on that in a way that ensures no matter who is in the newsroom there’s still a mechanism for them to use this.”
A case study into local news collaborations in Italy, the U.K., and Finland suggest some methods that any newsroom can use.
Reporters in Oregon, Pennsylvania, Florida, and now Illinois are banding together to share statehouse coverage.
“If people have broadband and can access digital news — which is still not a given here in the state — thinking that news can come from a digital outlet is something new to a lot in the state.”
“If it’s half of what we think it could be, then everyone here is going to reach more people with this subject of such critical importance here.”
“It appears in our paper, it’s going to appear in BuzzFeed, and vice versa.”