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Local News Lab: Reimagining How We Get Community News in New Jersey

Posted on by Dodge

Imagine you were given an assignment. Here it is: Two weeks before Christmas, gather the major legacy and new media players in your state for a brainstorming meeting that will take up the better part of their day. Just to … Continue reading

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Local News Lab: Diverse, Inclusive, and Informed

Posted on by Sabrina Hersi Issa, Local News Lab Fellow

What It Will Take To Build the Future of Journalism Holding a mirror to society, speaking truth to power and producing coverage and storytelling that can potentially build bridges between people and communities are critical functions I’ve always considered a … Continue reading

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Media, Millennials and Making News That Matters

Posted on by Josh Stearns

Comparing the findings of two youth media studies a decade apart and what they tell us about reporting with and for our communities. Local news sites — especially online only digitally native newsrooms — should be investing deeply building relationships and serving younger news … Continue reading

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From the Local News Lab: The Rise of Hands-on Journalism

Posted on by By Josh Stearns, Dodge Foundation Director of Journalism Sustainability

Digital journalism has made possible some incredible storytelling in recent years. Visually stunning reports on issues as diverse as gun violence, environmental disasters, and surveillance have brought stories to life on the screen. Increasingly, however, journalists are experimenting with innovations … Continue reading

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