The goal of Pasa La Voz Noticias is to connect Latinx communities in South Carolina and Georgia with reliable, up-to-date news and information.
Author: Caitlyn Yaede
Q&A with media and politics researcher, Danny Hayes
“Having local new news sources is one way to maintain communities in a geographic sense that is, I think, harder to maintain in a more globalized era.”
Q&A with news engagement researcher, Yiping Xia
“If you are a journalist or (leading) a newsroom, I will definitely suggest that you talk to immigrant audiences more often.”
Q&A with community media researcher, Antoine Haywood
“How communities are interested in engaging in, producing or informing hyper-local news and information varies.”
How a news org’s Future Black History Makers project builds on community listening efforts
In a partnership between the Fayetteville Observer and the Cumberland County School System, the Future Black History Makers were chosen to celebrate ‘some outstanding young people who are already doing great things in life.’
Adejuwon Ojebuoboh brings business and journalism together
Ojebuoboh, who grew up in the eastern NC city of Jacksonville, pursued an internship at CISLM as a way to combine his interests in business and journalism while working to improve conditions for journalists and their readerships across the state.
Q&A with Local News Researchers Matthew J. Powers & Sandra Vera-Zambrano
“So, in a sense, what we can learn from (this research) is that if we don’t take care of journalists and their conditions and their vocation, then what happens to that profession?”
Lansing State Journal declines lead to shifting business model
It’s difficult to balance limited resources with sustaining a print product and an expanding digital landscape. The news isn’t all bad, Perel points out. New digital mediums mean new ways for diverse voices to infiltrate the industry.
LION serves local news organizations through sustainability audits
When making informed decision-making for your organization, CISLM Director Erica Perel advises surveying audiences to evaluate their needs. This audience research is imperative to understanding who you are writing for and how they behave.
Celebrating Latinx journalists during Latinx Heritage Month
Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media Director Erica Beshears Perel emphasized the importance of Latinx journalists and their multifaceted services to the industry.