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.

Announcements March 22, 2021

American Journalism Project announces board changes

The American Journalism Project (AJP) today announced former Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News Chairman and Publisher Joe Natoli as its new Board Chair, and Executive Director/CEO for the Online News Association (ONA) Irving Washington as Vice-Chair.

Announcements July 23, 2020

Local Journalism Sustainability Act

Americans trust local news — and need it now. The American Journalism Project joins a coalition of local news organizations, journalism funders, reporters and advocacy groups in signing the open letter below about a bipartisan piece of legislation that would help local news organizations survive, the Local Journalism Sustainability Act (H.R. 7640),