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“I think [news] could do a better job explaining what major bills will do and the impact it’ll have.”
Partnerships are key ways to sustain local news in places where news coverage is diminishing or critical issues are going underreported.
“What was so shocking to me is that all the acquisitions led to staffing changes almost immediately and an almost immediate drop in content.”
From building trust with readers to indulging your own curiosity, local reporters share tips for finding science stories for local audiences.
“I was tired of getting poked in the chest for not doing anything wrong. And it was like, ‘You know what? If you want to keep poking me in the chest, let me purchase this paper for what it’s worth.'”
“We want to serve people like our parents: Immigrants, monolingual Spanish speakers who have specific needs and many stories to tell but who are often left out of mainstream media.”
“This community has largely dealt with news organizations that parachute in and write stories on education without speaking to parents, or they write stories about crime without speaking to residents. “
“Before we even had a website, we launched our texting service in both neighborhoods, and in both English and Spanish for West Dallas.”
For the past few months, the Mountain View, Calif.–based NewsBreak has been paying full-time and part-time journalists in Denver, along with a dedicated editor, to publish local news on its platform.