Resources

  • Better News offers strategies and case studies to help transform newsrooms. Fueled by the American Press Institute and the Knight-Lenfest Newsroom Initiative. Funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
  • Democracy Fund is a bipartisan foundation established by eBay founder and philanthropist Pierre Omidyar to help ensure that the American people come first in our democracy.
  • The Local News Lab is dedicated to creative experiments in journalism sustainability. We believe the future of local news depends on creating new kinds of collaboration between journalists, newsrooms, and communities. The Lab is a project of Democracy Fund.
  • Local Media Association brings local media together for the purpose of sharing, networking, collaborating and learning. The focus is on future business models and maximizing opportunities on the digital side of the business.
  • LION Publishers (Local Independent Online News) fosters the viability and excellence of locally focused independent online news organizations and cultivates their connections to their communities through education and action.
  • Poynter Institute is a global leader in journalism. It is the world’s leading instructor, innovator, convener and resource for anyone who aspires to engage and inform citizens in 21st Century democracies.
  • American Press Institute advances an innovative and sustainable news industry by helping publishers understand and engage audiences, grow revenue, improve public-service journalism, and succeed at organizational change.
  • Institute for Nonprofit News provides education and business support services to nonprofit member organizations and promotes the value and benefit of public-service and investigative journalism.
  • Tow Center for Digital Journalism explores the ways in which technology is changing journalism, its practice and its consumption – particularly as consumers of news seek ways to judge the reliability, standards and credibility of information.
  • Knight Foundation is a national foundation with strong local roots. Knight invests in journalism, in the arts, and in the success of cities where brothers John S. and James L. Knight once published newspapers. (The Center for Innovation & Sustainability in Local Media is funded by the Knight Foundation.)
  • Center for Cooperative Media is a grant-funded program based at Montclair State University‘s School of Communication and Media.
  • Center for Collaborative Journalism at Mercer University is a unique community media collaborative combining Mercer’s liberal arts-based journalism and media studies program with the professional expertise of The Telegraph, Georgia’s third-largest daily newspaper, and Georgia Public Broadcasting.