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Now it’ll take the IRS judging whether a nonprofit newspaper needs to stick to hard news of civic importance — or whether it can cover Jazz games too.
Some sort of attachment with Temple University could be in the works. But nonprofit law could throw up a number of obstacles to making that happen.
Nieman Lab and some other organizations dedicated to journalism are asking people who gather news for publication to take a survey on press passes, access, and other issues around media credentials. We’d love your help.
The Civil Beat Law Center for Public Interest will be independent of the news site and offer counsel and representation in challenges to information requests.
From Lockerbie to Richard Jewell to anthrax: The Boston Marathon bombings were far from the first incident to spark inaccurate reporting about an alleged suspect. Here’s what the case law tells us about liability.
It’s good news for his remarkable project, but also encouraging news for nonprofit news organizations in general.
The new report from the Council on Foundations and the Knight Foundation says the IRS process for granting 501(c)(3) status to news organizations is “archaic” and “obsolete” and suggests fixes.