The diversity audit analysts who consulted on the Diversity Audit for NC Newsrooms did more than simply provide their own perspective of journalism diversity in North Carolina. They dug deep within their own experiences and the data provided to ask…
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How student journalists, local news org partner to meet NC environmental news needs
There are very few classes at the UNC Hussman School where one can expect to hold a falcon. But for junior Caleb Sigmon, MEJO 562 has brought a lot of new experiences.
NC-based journalists discuss the research possibilities of local news nonprofits
Nonprofits are the third largest sector in the U.S., and news organizations may be able to utilize findings and best practices from researchers who specialize in studying philanthropy and nonprofits.
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.
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.
How a newspaper in Virginia is centering readers in its reporting
Journalists at The News Leader in Staunton, Virginia are working with each other and with their UNC Table Stakes coach to engage more readers — not politicians — in the process of watchdog reporting.
I shuttered my own news startup. Here’s what journalism should learn from my experience.
I’m sharing what worked – and what didn’t – in hopes that these lessons are carried forward to a more reflective, equitable future for journalism.
Callan Hazeldine brings invaluable data analysis skills to CISLM team
Hazeldine has joined the CISLM research team, which aims to study the local news ecosystem and provide the journalism industry with data and analysis about news loss and potential solutions for the future.
Daniel Wei explores the intersection of business, journalism
With an understanding of both fields, Wei is spending his internship writing case studies of local news organizations that are reinventing the news business model.
LISTEN: Rethinking the business of local news
Featuring UNC-Knight Intiatitve Table Stakes alumni members Glenn Burkins of QCity Metro (cohort four) and Angie Newsome of Carolina Public Press (cohort two), the podcast highlights how the news industry has changed in the past few years.