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.

Reinventing Local News

Featured Project

Introducing the Local News Congressional Bill Tracker

Years of declining revenues and expanding news deserts — made more acute by the COVID-19 pandemic — has sparked new interest in ways the federal government could support local news organizations. Here, you can read about the bills and track their progress through Congress.