Reinventing local news

Reinventing local news

Reinventing local news

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Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting comes to Carolina

A national organization dedicated to increasing and retaining reporters and editors of color in the field of investigative reporting will now be based at UNC-Chapel Hill, the School of Media and Journalism announced on Thursday. The Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting works…

Penny Abernathy named as 2019 Welles Memorial Prize winner for News Deserts research

The Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business at the Columbia Journalism School today awarded Penny Abernathy, Knight Chair in Journalism and Digital Media Economics at the University of North Carolina, the 2019 Christopher J. Welles Memorial Prize, for her unparalleled…

Emerging Technologies Lab part of team behind Time magazine AR app documenting loss of Amazon Rain Forest

The Emerging Technologies Lab at the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media recently lent their talents to a Time Magazine app that lets viewers see inside the heart of the Amazon Rain forest, which is vanishing at a rapid…

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CISLM welcomes Cohort 3 of the UNC-Knight Foundation Table Stakes Newsroom Initiative

The UNC Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media welcomed 13 media organizations this week for the third cohort of the UNC-Knight Foundation Table Stakes Newsroom Initiative. The initiative focuses on audience engagement and creating sustainable revenue streams during…

King to help find (hidden) stars of science with Morehead Planetarium

Steven King, chief innovation officer for the Reese News Lab, will lend his virtual reality expertise to a 5-year $2.86 million grant project recently awarded to Morehead Planetarium & Science Center by the National Science Foundation. The Morehead Planetarium project,…

Strategic Digital Media Entrepreneur

Revolutionary new technologies are compelling news organizations to recreate their business models or be left in history’s wake. The Strategic Digital Media Entrepreneur is packed with practical insights and guidance on all aspects of the business of media. Explore case…