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.“

In the news December 11, 2023

Watch: How local news stitches communities together

Sarabeth Berman, American Journalism Project CEO, presented at Emerson Collective’s annual Demo Day, highlighting the promise of nonprofit local news and the remarkable reporting our grantees are doing. In the presentation, she spotlighted Wisconsin Watch’s efforts to uncover a story in Kiel, Wisconsin.