In the news February 3, 2022

The New Yorker: Is there a market for saving local news?

Cleveland is like many areas of the country in that respect: as the local-news business becomes less sustainable, residents find themselves more reliant on national media sources, if they are receiving quality news at all. Unlike so many places, though, Cleveland is getting experimental treatment.

In the news January 19, 2022

E&P: Local coalition to launch nonprofit newsroom in Houston, Texas

In an effort to enhance the region’s journalism ecosystem and answer the community’s calls for additional news coverage, three of Houston’s leading philanthropies — Houston Endowment, the Kinder Foundation, and Arnold Ventures — are launching an independent nonprofit news operation in Houston that will emerge as one of the largest in the country.