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“I really believe in the power of people to organize and advocate from the bottom up to create some solutions to this. I don’t think these solutions are going to come out of commercial media.”
NJ Spotlight and NJTV News may be onto a trend: “Really the quality of the journalism and business model made it viable for us and make it viable for the other legacy stations around the country.”
The dollar amount isn’t huge, and it will barely put a dent in the crisis of local news. But it’s also an official statement that communities’ information voids are a problem worthy of government attention.
Local news consortiums, labs, associations, and more.
Working together doesn’t always come easy to news organizations. Here are the hurdles — and how best to get around them.
The advocacy group Free Press is encouraging public broadcasters to invest their earnings back into local news and information.
“For someone just starting out with a local news project, the most important takeaway from our report — and our work in general — is that we are stronger working together than we are working alone.”