Cleveland is like many areas of the country in that respect: as the local-news business becomes less sustainable, residents find themselves more reliant on national media sources, if they are receiving quality news at all. Unlike so many places, though, Cleveland is getting experimental treatment.
Washington Post: ‘A community deserves options’: Why these Black journalists launched their own publication
In June 2020, as protests erupted nationwide following the murder of George Floyd, Lauren Williams and Akoto Ofori-Atta accelerated a conversation they had been having for nearly a decade. Their new site, the nonprofit Capital B, launched Monday morning with $9 million in philanthropic backing and a staff of 16.
American Journalism Project welcomes Michelle De La Isla, former mayor of Topeka, Kansas, to its board of directors
The American Journalism Project announced that Michelle De La Isla, former mayor of Topeka, Kansas, and Managing Director at Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation (DRK), a global venture philanthropy firm supporting early stage, high impact social enterprises, has joined its board of directors.
Five philanthropies plan to spend more than $20 million to bolster news coverage in Houston and create what they say will be one of the largest local nonprofit news organizations in the country.
Five foundations, including three local philanthropies, are investing more than $20 million to launch an independent nonprofit news outlet in Houston, entering the city’s competitive media landscape.
A group of philanthropies is launching an independent nonprofit news organization in Houston with initial funding of more than $20 million, marking one of the biggest investments into local news in recent years.
Three Houston philanthropies are coming together to launch an independent nonprofit news operation in Houston, executives tell Axios.
In an effort to enhance the region’s journalism ecosystem and answer the community’s calls for additional news coverage, three of Houston’s leading philanthropies — Houston Endowment, the Kinder Foundation, and Arnold Ventures — are launching an independent nonprofit news operation in Houston that will emerge as one of the largest in the country.
In an effort to enhance the region’s journalism ecosystem and answer the community’s calls for additional news coverage, three of Houston’s leading philanthropies—Houston Endowment, the Kinder Foundation, and Arnold Ventures—are launching an independent nonprofit news operation in Houston that will emerge as one of the largest in the country.
Star Tribune: St. Paul nonprofit Sahan Journal awarded $1.2 million grant from American Journalism Project
Sahan Journal is the first nonprofit news organization in Minnesota that the American Journalism Project has funded.