Increasingly, old media news organizations and new media startups are collaborating, sharing content and co-producing stories.
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Sept. 20, 2012: J-Lab for the fourth year in a row put on a pre-convention workshop at the Online News Association conference, bringing together experts on specific challenges confronting entrepreneurial news startups. This half-day workshop was produced by J-Lab and funded by the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation. View the workshop agenda. See a
Around the country, journalism programs are launching news websites to cover their communities, state capitals, or public issues on a day-to-day basis.
J-lab reports on its Networked Journalism project, helping community news sites partner with daily newspapers or emerging metro news sites to network their content and aggregate audiences.
In response to shrinking newsrooms, costly wire services and an emerging culture of collaboration, regional news organizations are starting to build innovative consortiums for sharing content.