Journalists, academics and news professionals traveled to Elon University to report updates on their respective works and share ideas on sustainability in local news.
Author: Adejuwon Ojebuoboh
Q&A with public media researcher, Louisa Lincoln
“There are really brilliant folks who are working to right those wrongs and build something that’s better. I think that’s incredibly exciting.”
Caitlyn Yaede drawn to community-oriented local news coverage
Local journalism that investigates the nitty gritty parts of a community are important, Yaede said — one of the reasons why Yaede has joined CISLM as an intern this semester.
Q&A with Local News Researcher Mimi Perreault
“Journalism’s alive. It is not dying. Perhaps it’s changing…the way that we practice it is changing. But maybe it needed to change for a long time.”
Shorenstein Center publishes research on local public radio filling news gaps
Jessica Mahone, current CISLM research director and former Pew Research Center research associate, co-authored a study referenced in the paper.
Unionizing protected some local journalists from Gannett layoffs
Record-Courier News Guild’s workers were protected by their union status, but many other Gannett newsrooms were not, CISLM Research Director Jessica Mahone said in a Columbia Journalism Review article.
New digital publications in NC open primarily in cities
“We suspect many of the local sites are not based in or actually operating within the communities they serve,” Mahone wrote alongside Duke’s Philip Napoli.