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

Project Oasis

The UNC  Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media (CISLM) at UNC Hussman is partnering with the Google News Initiative, LION Publishers and Doug Smith to create Project Oasis — a dynamic endeavor to identify, share and implement the best practices that help local digital news models get started and succeed.