Following a comprehensive statewide study, philanthropies and news outlets join forces to drastically increase quality, independent, community-centered local news for Indiana; Indianapolis and Gary to get new, nonprofit newsrooms.
We are officially launching Civic News Company, the parent organization for Chalkbeat, Votebeat, and possibly future beats to come.
We are in the midst of a fundamental transformation in how we finance and sustain local news, and with the help of programs like the Local News Incubator, we'll continue to see this momentum build as a new generation of organizations lead the way.
Houston Landing – a new newsroom that will provide quality, essential, independent journalism for Greater Houston – is powered by a team of journalists passionate about accountability reporting and telling stories that reflect the region’s diversity.
The Houston Landing will provide trusted reporting about local issues important to our region, stories that offer solutions to pressing problems and investigative journalism that keeps the powerful accountable.
"DIY Democracy" from the Beacon has more on how readers can run for local office, make their voices heard on local issues, protest safely and more.
American Journalism Project announces $3.25 million in grants to three local, nonprofit news organizations
Enlace Latino NC, Fort Worth Report and Nebraska Journalism Trust will join a portfolio of 33 nonprofit journalism organizations working to solve the local news crisis and strengthen their communities
In 2022, our grantees met the moment with ingenuity, resilience, and determination.
AJP CEO, Sarabeth Berman: “Nonprofit does not mean non-commercial. The goal is to leverage philanthropy to establish these nonprofit organizations [and] build into a place where they can become self-sustaining.”
‘It’s not a pretty process’: The Oaklandside’s Darwin BondGraham on his new book investigating Oakland police
If you’ve been paying attention to the workings of the Oakland police department over the past decade, you’ve almost certainly read reporting by Darwin BondGraham. Darwin and Ali [Winston] have done more than just about any journalist in the East Bay to hold Oakland law enforcement officials to account.