The Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media exists to support established and emerging local news organizations through applied research on economic sustainability and entrepreneurship as well as innovative news and digital product solutions.

 

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Welcome our 2019 Media Innovation Fellows

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The Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media at the UNC School of Media and Journalism would like to welcome Reese News Lab’s Media Innovation Fellows for summer 2019….

Reese News Lab initiative brings audience-driven news to Chatham County

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How do you know what your audience wants? You ask them. Online, at community meetings or in the middle of a farmers’ market with a clipboard in your hand—that’s where…

UNC-Knight Foundation Table Stakes Newsroom Initiative: Taking applications for third cohort

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The UNC School of Media and Journalism’s Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media is pleased to announce the third round of the UNC-Knight Foundation Table Stakes Newsroom Initiative…

Need a Digital Strategy?

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Revolutionary new technologies are compelling news organizations to recreate their business models or be left in history’s wake. The Strategic Digital Media Entrepreneur by Knight Chairs Penny Abernathy and JoAnn Sciarrino is packed with practical insights and guidance on all aspects of the business of media. Click here to explore case studies, videos, and essays by media leaders that will help you develop your own digital strategy. New material added weekly.

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