Grantee news, In the news May 24, 2022

Votebeat launches with $3.1 million

Chalkbeat, the nonprofit news outlet that covers education at the local level, has raised $3.1 million to permanently launch a separate newsroom called Votebeat, which will be dedicated to covering voting at the local level.

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.