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(Kevin Anderson, managing producer, digital media, @ideastream. Expert in digital transformation with experience as an innovator and leader at the BBC, The Guardian and Gannett.)
Why journalism is failing to collaborate on climate change coverage. Study finds more donor support for journalism. Read Chalkbeat’s growth strategy from a Facebook alum. Great opportunity to learn data journalism from industry leaders.
The Lenfest Institute for Journalism
– Sep 19, 2019
PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 19, 2019) — The Knight-Lenfest Local News Transformation Fund on Thursday announced $5.25 million in new funding to support journalism innovation in Philadelphia. The investments mark the first grants to be distributed by…
In its biggest and most thorough massive open online course (MOOC) to date, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas has teamed up with nine experts to teach students how to produce compelling stories using data and visualization. “…
Mr AndersonGreat opportunity to learn data journalism skills from some real industry leaders
The report draws from a deep collection of data from nearly 60 percent of the INN membership in spring 2018. It found that opportunities for greater growth among news nonprofits include diversifying revenue sources, investing in business…
Mr AndersonMore donors stepping up to fund journalism.
– Sep 18, 2019, 4:02 PM
Everyone knows that local newspapers are in trouble. That's why Deb Fallows and I have been chronicling examples of smaller papers that have bucked the economic trend—in Mississippi, in coastal Maine, in rural communities across the country.
Mr AndersonJames Fallpws says that yes the ad business is collapsing but private equity is strangling papers too and that is changeable.
As the number of journalists on the education beat drops, Chalkbeat is — slowly — expanding and trying to recoup that loss. The nonprofit education reporting network, now six years old, has mini-newsrooms in seven cities and a…
In this month's edition, Kyle Pope, CJR editor, and Jill Geisler, of Loyola University Chicago, discuss the difference between journalism and activism, the lack of collaboration between news outlets on climate change, and training reporters to…
Mr AndersonMany editors saw aggressive coverage of climate as activism
Chalkbeat launched in 2013 to address an alarming collision: the business model for news was collapsing during a period of dramatic upheaval in American education. In particular, local news faced an existential threat just as public education…
Mr AndersonGive this a read. It explains why Chalkbeat’s grpwth editor left Facebook to do this.
LINK: www.blog.google ➚ | Posted by: Christine Schmidt | September 19, 2019 The Compass Experiment, Project Neon: Google has now committed “millions” of dollars/pounds in support of the creation of three local news sites in two…
Mr AndersonTaking about the Compass Project. Ouch.
– Sep 19, 2019, 7:39 AM
This week's issue of The Economist is entirely dedicated to one subject: the climate emergency. For the first time in its history, every section of the 21 September 2019 edition of the magazine will include an article on climate change, in addition…
Craig Federighi - Apple's senior vice president of Software Engineering – at the launch of iOS 13 in June 2019 So here we are again, again. Hasn't the last year flown by, since my review of iOS 12 ? And another September means another new…