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The nonprofit news startup announced its second newsroom — in Gary, Indiana — as part of the newly launched Indiana Local News Initiative.
Co-founders Akoto Ofori-Atta and Lauren Williams raised $9 million, including $95,000 from 550 small donors, to found the news startup after leaving leadership positions at The Trace and Vox.
“We know as well as anyone that Black communities across the country are not monolithic. Black people within communities are not monolithic.”
If news organizations, digital and legacy alike, want to attract and retain millennial journalists, newsrooms must better meet the needs of mothers with young children — and create better work-life balance for everyone.
“The primary cleavage in news readership is not liberal vs. conservative. It’s news junkie vs. non-news junkie.”