This summer, scholars Nikki Usher and Sanghoon Kim-Leffingwell’s paper, “How Loud Does the Watchdog Bark?” was published in the International Journal of Press/Politics. This research is an indicator that nonprofit, local news organizations are beneficial to democracy — and that funding for the field is imperative.
The Indiana Local News Initiative announced the hiring of its first editor-in-chief, Oseye Boyd. Boyd’s most recent role was engagement editor for IndyStar, and she was the editor-in-chief for the Indianapolis Recorder. Boyd was hired after an extensive search led by a committee of local and industry experts, including a panel of local residents.
“We think the nonprofit model is a really promising model for how to address the local news crisis in many markets because it opens up new lines of revenue that are demonstrating that they can work," Sarabeth Berman, CEO of the American Journalism Project (AJP), tells The Dispatch.
Cobb will bring notable experience in journalism and education and a strong vision for local nonprofit news to AJP’s board
The American Journalism Project, a nonprofit organization that aims to revitalize local media in the US, announced a ten-million-dollar partnership with OpenAI, the company that owns and operates the artificial-intelligence tool ChatGPT.
OpenAI is committing $5 million to the American Journalism Project (AJP) under a partnership that will look for ways to support local news through artificial intelligence, the Microsoft-backed startup.
OpenAI, the parent company to ChatGPT, reached a two-year deal with the American Journalism Project (AJP) to help fund efforts by local outlets to experiment with artificial intelligence technology.
The Sam Altman-led private company behind ChatGPT, last valued at close to $30 billion, announced it has struck a partnership with the American Journalism Project (AJP), a non-profit philanthropic organization that has funded more than 40 media organizations across the U.S.
In an announcement, OpenAI said it will give $5 million to venture philanthropy firm American Journalism Project to figure out how artificial intelligence can best be used to support local news.