Grantee news, In the news January 29, 2024

WFAE panel examines the state of journalism

On WFAE’s Charlotte Talks radio show, host Mike Collins led a conversation about the state of journalism. Collins was joined by AJP’s Amanda Erickson – along with Bruce Shapiro, executive director for Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, and Tommy Tomlinson, WFAE commentator and host of the SouthBound podcast.

Grantee news, In the news December 22, 2023

The rebirth of local journalism

Many of this country’s biggest problems are devilishly hard to solve. The decline of local news may be different. “It took a generation for the American news industry to unravel, and it will take a generation to fully rebuild it,” Sarabeth Berman, C.E.O. of the American Journalism Project, which funds nonprofit newsrooms, said in a recent speech.“

Grantee news, In the news December 5, 2023

Signal Ohio Launches Nonprofit Newsroom in Akron

Signal Ohio, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit news startups, launched Signal Akron today, its second newsroom in Ohio. The growing range of freely accessible journalism at will include accountability reporting and community resources. Stories already published include a deeper look at police accountability, the effects of the c