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Civic Info Bill would create fund to spark local journalism projects

Posted on by Meghan Jambor, Dodge Foundation

What would happen if you had the chance to reinvent local reporting? A bill was introduced in the state Legislature earlier this month that would create a fund to promote local journalism projects, the kind imagined by residents at community … Continue reading

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Declaration of Dependence

Posted on by Molly de Aguiar & Josh Stearns @grdodgemedia | @jcstearns

Communities and news organizations working together will transform local journalism. Here’s how. The long-term sustainability of local news depends on deepening journalists’ engagement with communities. Through shifts in technology, economics and newsroom processes, the public has become increasingly central to … 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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