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The network’s pitch to local funders: “By the time the school reforms reached their zenith, there was not a single local education reporter dedicated to covering them.”
“Nonprofit news organizations have much in common even if their scope or mission differs. Their journalistic missions are shaped largely by the gaps they are trying to fill — investigative at the state, national and global level; more general news at the local level.”
Sixteen percent of Americans pay for news, a report earlier this year found. It’s not exactly trickling down to local outlets.
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.
“The biggest takeaway for us is there is a pool of donors there that was untapped, and now we realize they do exist.”
What was once a space characterized by scrappy upstarts is now a third-of-a-billion-dollar endeavor — but still with a lot of scrappy upstarts.