Insights May 18, 2023

Local news on the rise: AJPalooza 2023

This month, we celebrated the rise of local nonprofit news at AJPalooza, the American Journalism Project’s annual gathering. For three days, AJP’s grantee partners, supporters, board members and staff gathered in Cleveland to explore new, sustainable approaches to solving the country’s local news and information crisis. We left AJPalooza 2023 feeli

Insights April 17, 2023

Investing in public media – checking in on our pilot grants

The American Journalism Project made its first philanthropic investments in public media with the goal of examining the role public media could play in rebuilding local news. Halfway through this program, we explore the progress being made so far during these pilot grants.

Grantee news, In the news March 16, 2023

Montana Quarterly spring 2023: New horizons for the news

We are living in an exciting era of journalistic experimentation and innovation. A news organization that is producing superb reporting while establishing itself nationally as an exemplar of digital journalism is one of our own: Montana Free Press, founded six years ago by former newspaper reporter John Adams.