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On the balcony: Leadership lessons with Sarah Nagem

Sep 18, 2023
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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.”

On the balcony: Leadership lessons with Fernando Soto

Sep 18, 2023
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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.”

On the balcony: Leadership lessons with Hadley Hitson

Sep 18, 2023
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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:”

On the balcony: Leadership lessons with Bill Horner III

Sep 15, 2023
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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.”

Variety of state legislative supports for local news media act as a series of experiments

Aug 31, 2023
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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.

6 things to know about the Center for Media Innovation

Aug 28, 2023
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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.

A guide to better hiring (and getting hired) practices

Aug 3, 2023
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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.

Q&A with international local news researcher, Agnes Gulyas

Jul 20, 2023
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“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 award-winning Youth Reporting Institute fuels the community-to-radio pipeline

Jul 18, 2023
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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.

Q&A with media sociology researcher, Patrick Ferrucci

Jul 18, 2023
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“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.”

New fellowship program creates early career opportunities, strengthens local publications and fills news void in the Triangle

Jul 18, 2023
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The fellowship partnership will help build a pipeline for early career journalists while filling news gaps in the Triangle with INDY’s strengthened reporting power.

Breaking with Brett Jensen: The dangers facing print media

Jul 15, 2023
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Erica Perel, CISLM Director, spoke about how concerned people should be about the future of (especially local) journalism + why it is important for young journalists to be flexible and creative as they enter the industry.