“It’s exciting to see people orienting around that—figuring out what community information needs are and figuring out how to build a product that fulfills them.”
During the 2024 election year, journalists are looking for solutions to covering elections in a meaningful, useful way. This guide walks through WHQR’s Community Agenda project, including lessons learned and the limitations.
CISLM will welcome 11 news organizations to UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media this week for a training series that will help them meet the moment of the 2024 elections.
Join us for The Elections Funnel, a tactical training series focused on using funnel discipline to drive audiences to high-quality elections coverage and convert them for the long haul.
Here are 11 quick recommendations for North Carolina media companies looking to make more money, in no particular order.
For this project, we wanted to lead with curiosity to understand the demand for advertising – how media buyers make decisions, plan and allocate their budgets and think about local.
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Andrew DeVigal, endowed chair in journalism innovation and civic engagement at the University of Oregon’s School of Journalism & Communication, is also director of the Agora Journalism Center. DeVigal spoke to CISLM to give an overview of his work at the center.
“In most rural areas in particular — and that’s where I study a lot — there’s a huge need for local news. I mean, there’s nowhere else for these folks to get the news themselves.”
The Whiteville News Reporter and High’s Border Belt Independent co-hosted the stop about rural local news on the 2023 Tar Heel Bus Tour East.
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.”