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November 1, 2018
A bold funder collaboration focuses on supporting journalism that strengthens Democracy
NewsMatch 2018 launches with new funders, new newsrooms, new chances to support local news and investigative reporting, and more than $3 million in matching dollars for nonprofit news organizations.
November 8, 2018
This Wilmington, NC project is using stories to link communities and develop solutions
“I love public records, documents, data, ways to connect narratives to empiricism” This blog post is part of an ongoing series sharing stories from North Carolina Local News Lab…
November 2, 2018
Four tips for local newsrooms to tap into employee matching gift programs
Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash By Gabe Schneider NewsMatch, the largest grassroots fundraising campaign for nonprofit news, kicks off this week, but there are many other…
November 1, 2018
Collaboration is key for investigative reporting, Carolina Public Press founder says
“We view ourselves as a tool for North Carolinians seeking in-depth and investigative reporting.” This blog post is part of an ongoing series sharing stories from North Carolina Local…
October 22, 2018
A new program to support student journalists – an interview with WNCU’s Lackisha Freeman
‘For me, it’s always been, “How can we do more?”‘ This blog post is part of an ongoing series sharing stories from North Carolina Local News Lab Fund grantees…
October 10, 2018
Boosting Colorado’s local news ecosystem with the Colorado Media Project
Together, local funders, journalists, citizens begin to reinvent civic-minded news Denverite reporter Allan Tellis (left) hit coffee shops and local haunts for “Santa Fe Drive” week special coverage. Credit:…
August 17, 2018
Se destinan $500.000 a 10 proyectos de Carolina del Norte que redefinen el futuro de las noticias locales
En Inglés ¿Cómo podemos ayudar a que las noticias locales sobrevivan, se transformen y prosperen? Esta pregunta no será respondida por una persona, una organización…
Let The Lab Guide You.
Here at the Lab we are constantly experimenting with new models of collaboration, community engagement, and sustainability. To share what we are learning we created a set of lab reports that are packed with ideas and practical tools for local newsrooms.See all guides
Focus Groups Guide
Conducting Focus Groups to Understand Local News Audiences By Jessica…Read the guide
Journalism Live: How News Events Foster Engagement and Expand Revenue…Read the guide
Newsletters as News Products: A Guide for Local Newsrooms…Read the guide
Lessons on Building Lasting Revenue and Relationships through Crowdfunding Campaigns…Read the guide