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“Newsrooms generally reported increased levels of engagement and higher-quality conversations with audiences. Nearly all of the grant reports we reviewed reported increased engagement.” That (still) doesn’t yet translate into money.
The American Journalism Project, led by two top nonprofit news veterans, aims to propel $1 billion in annual investments to mission-driven local news outlets.
Local news consortiums, labs, associations, and more.
A limited group of academics will be given access to some Facebook data.
“The hope is that, if news organizations are more clear and transparent about what they’re doing, then users can make their own decisions.”
Things are almost as bad when it comes to the hiring of people of color: The share of POC working in American newsrooms is up 2.9 percent since 2001.