For PBS Newshour's "America at a Crossroads" segment, Judy Woodruff talked to local news leaders and advocates for local news to learn about how the growing movement to fund local news can bridge divides and build healthier communities. The segment featured AJP CEO, Sarabeth Berman and Mississippi Today's Mary Margaret White and Anna Wolfe.
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.
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.
Sahan Journal received a record $1.5 million grant to support the growing St. Paul-based nonprofit news organization. GHR Foundation of Minneapolis announced the three-year grant, the largest that Sahan Journal has received since the nonprofit started four years ago. It also landed a $1.2 million grant last year from American Journalism Project.
The Marshall Project has appointed Phil Trexler the new editor-in-chief for The Marshall Project - Cleveland. In his new role, Trexler will oversee the Cleveland newsroom’s investigative reporting on Cuyahoga County’s criminal justice system and guide reporters in investigative, data and community engagement journalism.