“You can’t move “to” if you don’t know where you’re starting “from,” and for most news organizations, their current reality, “from” is participation in community harm, neglect, or both.” — Cierra Hinton and Lizzy Hazeltine, from their Anti-Racist Table Stakes…
CISLM is looking back at six years in local news transformation: “Is this a story that really needs to be told, and will it make a difference? And (Table Stakes) really helped me step back and focus on those questions.”
CISLM is looking back at six years in local news transformation: “One of the most important things to being a leader is to be coachable, to be able to listen and to acknowledge that I don’t have all the right answers all the time.”
CISLM is looking back at six years in local news transformation: “It’s definitely made any sort of goal seem more attainable because we have gone through this process step-by-step:”
CISLM is looking back at six years in local news transformation: “What we learned through Table Stakes was to break things down into pieces and to focus.”
Directing government funds to local news is the most commonly proposed method of support proposed in state legislation, with increasing interest among state legislatures in supporting local news media.
Andrew Conte, Ph.D., is the Associate Vice President and Managing Director for the Center for Media Innovation, housed at Point Park University. Conte spoke to CISLM to give an overview of his work at the center.
Our hope is that this can shed some light and create more transparency for all in the hiring process, especially for candidates who may not have easy access to journalism professionals.
“There are already some really interesting findings as we try to identify the specific sort of political, cultural, economic and cultural factors that influence the challenges of local media in different countries.”
WUNC’s Youth Radio Institute is leading young people interested in journalism into the field, with a goal to pass the mic and change the lens of who is an expert.
“Everybody changes and nobody’s really thought about, well, OK, maybe certain places can afford this, but a lot of places can’t. We romanticize change without really knowing if it actually matters.”