We have been in a decades-long crisis of contraction in the newspaper industry that has left communities across the country without access to information and lets power go unchecked. To begin to reverse this decline, a cadre of philanthropists are stepping up to the plate to help finance and sustain a new business model for local news.
American Journalism Project and Google News Initiative announce partnership to develop incubation program to support news startups
The American Journalism Project and the Google News Initiative are partnering to develop an ambitious program that will accelerate the launch of new nonprofit local newsrooms at scale across the country. As part of the partnership, GNI will support the American Journalism Project’s design and growth of a comprehensive local news startup program.
The LION Local Journalism Awards celebrate sustainable businesses and journalistic excellence in independent online news.
A video series aimed at non-English speakers on COVID-19 and vaccination information produced in Spanish, Hmong, and Somali.
Slated for launch in 2022, the Cleveland newsroom aims to produce daily, high-quality journalism centered on community voices.
Ideastream Public Media: Cleveland Foundation to help launch a community-led nonprofit newsroom in 2022
A new nonprofit newsroom centered on community-led issues is slated to launch in 2022. The Ohio Local News Initiative will eventually add similar newsrooms throughout the state.
Cleveland.com: Coalition of Cleveland organizations raises more than $5.8 million to start nonprofit newsroom
A coalition of Cleveland-based organizations has raised more than $5.8 million in partnership with the American Journalism Project to create a nonprofit, independent newsroom in the city that aims to launch in 2022.
A coalition of local and national organizations has raised nearly $6 million to launch a new nonprofit newsroom in Cleveland in 2022. Spearheaded by the American Journalism Project and the Cleveland Foundation, the new newsroom aims to launch with a staff of 25, which would make it among the largest nonprofit newsrooms in the country.
Cleveland, Ohio, is getting its own nonprofit news outlet in the new year, and it may be one of the largest in the United States.
A coalition of philanthropies announced plans Tuesday to launch a nonprofit newsroom that will provide coverage of Cleveland, kicking off an effort to help fill a void left by the shrinking of news organizations in Ohio.