Tag: non-profit news

by Claire Groden

On Wednesday, Pew released its eleventh annual State of the News Media report, featuring a wealth of data and analysis for journalists to chew over. The report underscored the optimism present in media this year, especially with the growth of serious digital reporting outfits. A crop of new digital outlets, such as those created by […] more »

by Zach C. Cohen

Non-profit newsrooms, and the organizations that fund them, stand to gain a great deal by knowing the impact of their reporting on local communities. But impact is not easy to compute, according to¬†a recent report from the Investigative Reporting Workshop (IRW) at American University’s School of Communication¬†in Washington, D.C. “There is a discussion that has […] more »

by Mark Glaser

It’s been a rough week on many fronts. At the end of the Boston Marathon, two bombs went off, killing at least three people and maiming dozens of others. The news quickly spread on social media, with crucial updates and offers of support. But there was also people spreading misinformation, and the media blundered by […] more »

by Marianne McCarthy

Crowdfunding has skyrocketed in the past couple of years as entrepreneurs bypass traditional keepers of the purse and instead appeal to individual donors to help get their projects off the ground — and journalists have taken notice. Dogged by a lack of jobs and slumping wages, writers, producers, photographers and other content creators have joined […] more »

by Josh Stearns

If you believe in non-profit journalism, it is time to support it. And if you support non-profit journalism it’s time to go public with that support. The end of the year is a hugely important time for non-profit fundraising — many organizations raise major portions of their budget between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. This […] more »