Tag: local media

by Claire Groden

On Wednesday, Pew released its eleventh annual State of the News Media report, featuring a wealth of data and analysis for journalists to chew over. The report underscored the optimism present in media this year, especially with the growth of serious digital reporting outfits. A crop of new digital outlets, such as those created by […] more »

by Rosa Ramirez

After weeks of examining stories of human trafficking in the Bay Area, reporters for the nonprofit San Francisco Public Press knew they had their next major project. They also knew they couldn’t report it alone. “We couldn’t afford to do it on our own,” said Michael Stoll, executive director of the quarterly publication. “We decided […] more »

by Michele McLellan

Local foundations are becoming key players in the emerging local news ecosystem by funding news and information projects or creating their own. Knowing that, the Knight Foundation has distributed more than $16 million to 85 challenge winners to develop projects that inform and engage local communities. The Community Information Challenge focuses on community or place-based […] more »