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Seth Lewis: Actors, actants, audiences and activities in news gathering

Jun 30, 2017
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One of a regular series of articles that highlights research in the academy and the profession on the emerging threat of news deserts or changes in media ownership. Who and what shapes the news stories that are ultimately published or…

Article (Poynter): In North Carolina, these 2 women are bringing journalists closer to the public

May 10, 2017
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Melody Kramer (update: now a Reese News Lab Fellow!) wrote for Poynter about News Voices: North Carolina, a new initiative supported by The Democracy Fund with the goal of stronger collaboration and trust between journalists and the communities they cover. She…

Spotlight on research: How Facebook reshapes journalism

May 10, 2017
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How are social media platforms and technology companies changing the future of journalism? Companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter, which started out as distribution channels, are now edging out news organizations in producing fast and shareable content. This trend raises…

UNC-Knight Foundation Table Stakes Newsroom Initiative aims to strengthen local media in the face of disruption

May 4, 2017
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  Eight news organizations in North Carolina — including digital startups, radio stations, TV stations and newspapers — have been selected to participate in a program launched by the UNC-Knight Foundation Newsroom Initiative in partnership with the UNC Center for Innovation &…

Michael Zeng: How is user-generated content balanced with professional journalism?

Apr 12, 2017
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Spotlight on Research How Can Newspapers Spur User-Generated Content Questions with Michael Zeng One of a regular series of articles that highlights research in the academy and the profession on the emerging threat of news deserts or changes in media…

Thwarting the Emergence of News Deserts Live Stream

Mar 24, 2017
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The live stream has concluded.  Watch the discussion on Youtube.   Schedule 11 a.m. Welcome Susan King, dean, UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media 11:10-11:30 a.m. A conversation with Penny Muse Abernathy, Knight chair in journalism and digital media…

David Cuillier: The Freedom of Information Act becomes more restricted

Mar 15, 2017
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  Spotlight on Research   Freedom of Information Act: exploring issues, solutions Four Questions with David Cuillier One of a regular series of articles that highlights research in the academy and the profession on the emerging threat of news deserts or…

Andrea Wenzel: News outlets can promote civic engagement via solutions journalism

Mar 10, 2017
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One of a regular series of articles that highlights research in the academy and the profession on the emerging threat of news deserts or changes in media ownership. Can journalism move residents to become engaged in solving problems in their…

Kenneth Dautrich: How do teenagers value the First Amendment?

Mar 1, 2017
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  Spotlight on Research   What do high school students think of the First Amendment? Four Questions with Kenneth Dautrich One of a regular series of articles that highlights research in the academy and the profession on the emerging threat of…

Matthew Powers: News startups emerge amid traditional media disruption

Feb 14, 2017
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One of a regular series of articles that highlights research in the academy and the profession on the emerging threat of news deserts or changes in media ownership. Who fills the void when economic pressures hit local newspapers? Why are…

Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media announces March 28th symposium – “Thwarting the Emergence of News Deserts”

Feb 10, 2017
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  The Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media will present a symposium entitled “Thwarting the Emergence of News Deserts,” on Tuesday, March 28, at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The program for this…