Washington, D.C. – J-Lab Partners with CUNY to Create E-Guide: “Law for Media Startups,” a new resource for entrepreneurs launching news ventures and educators teaching students how to do it, was published today by CUNY’s Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism.
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In New Orleans’ topsy-turvy world of journalism — where alliances shift, talent is raided, and a newspaper war is blossoming — WWNO public radio has, for the past year, steered a determined course. Informed by research and bolstered by a sense of opportunity, it is erecting, piece by piece, the components for an all-news format,
Public broadcasters have always done partnerships, but in the last year these and other public-media outlets have begun piecing together the infrastructure for local-news reports that will offer more than cutaways in “Morning Edition” and “All Things Considered.” As a result, they are airing more investigative and enterprise journalism than ever before.
Montclair State’s Center for Cooperative Media is betting there are returns on getting newspapers, broadcasters, bloggers, and wire services all in the same building. The germ of the idea came at a 2011 meeting in Newark.
If all goes as hoped, in coming months St. Louis Public Radio (SLPR) and the St. Louis Beacon will formally merge their two newsrooms. It will be the first time a public radio station with a staff of journalists has combined its operations with another daily-news producing outlet.
Can Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB), working with local newspapers, TV and radio stations, and bloggers, make a substantial state news report in the face of cutbacks elsewhere? In March 2013, OPB hired a former Associated Press reporter to undertake this ambitious vision.
July 8, 2013For immediate release Contact: Jan Schafferjans@j-lab.org Washington, D.C. – Unfettered by competitive pressures and fortified by their trusted brand, public broadcasters in many states and cities are finding new ways to engage in more local news – especially more investigative and enterprise journalism – than ever before, according to a new J-Lab
For immediate releaseMarch 4, 2015 Contact: Jan Schafferjans@j-lab.org Washington, D.C. – A J-Lab pilot project that called for eight newspapers and one public radio station to network with local blogs delivered nine different models of collaboration, five success stories and roadmaps for rethinking local news, according to the project’s findings. In “Networked Journalism: What Works,”
For Immediate Release May 30, 2012 Contact: Jan Schaffer, firstname.lastname@example.org Erin Polgreen, email@example.com Washington, D.C. – The rise of social media tools has empowered online news startups to distribute their content, market their sites and monitor users. However, most small news sites say they cannot lasso data to track whether they are turning users into supporters
For immediate releaseDec. 15, 2011 Contact: Jan Schafferjans@j-lab.org Washington, D.C. – Fourteen media partnerships awarded $5,000 apiece a year ago to produce a single enterprise-journalism project ended up producing hundreds of pieces of content and far exceeded expectations in terms of impact. The $70,000 awarded to the winners of the Philadelphia Enterprise Reporting Awards