The Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media is proud to host original article series, reports from faculty and researchers, and events promoting collaboration among researchers, journalists and universities. Browse our library of articles, videos, interviews, announcements, upcoming events and more below.
Read Center news, press releases, research updates and browse articles referencing research supported by the Center.
Our Spotlight on Research series is a brief discussion with a knowledgeable colleague in media and journalism. Topics include: the role artificial intelligence can play in news user experience, social media effects on journalism, the relationship between civic engagement and local newsrooms, government restrictions on public information, etc.
Students, faculty and researchers contribute field reports to share information on their work or the work of others in sustainable and innovative media. Topics include: virtual reality technology used as journalism, a profile of a community with no local newsroom (news deserts), teaching students entrepreneurship, and more.
Looking for a comprehensive overview of our supported research reports and projects? Read executive summaries about news deserts, digital advertising, the rise in newspaper ownership by investment firms, and more.
Browse videos from past events and interviews with local media partners discussing the journalism business in North Carolina and the wider United States.