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Insights December 20, 2021

Gratitude for those joining us to help rebuild local news

We have been in a decades-long crisis of contraction in the newspaper industry that has left communities across the country without access to information and lets power go unchecked. To begin to reverse this decline, a cadre of philanthropists are stepping up to the plate to help finance and sustain a new business model for local news.

Announcements November 17, 2021

American Journalism Project and Google News Initiative announce partnership to develop incubation program to support news startups

The American Journalism Project and the Google News Initiative are partnering to develop an ambitious program that will accelerate the launch of new nonprofit local newsrooms at scale across the country. As part of the partnership, GNI will support the American Journalism Project’s design and growth of a comprehensive local news startup program.