Local Journalism

Accelerate: Local News

Retha Hill on the Local News Landscape from an Academic’s Perspective

From the 2019 Accelerate: Local News Summit in Denver, Colorado, ASU Cronkite School’s Retha Hill presents on the Local News Landscape from an Academic’s Perspective.

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Let’s Talk About What Works With Local

  • JJ Hensley
  • Steven Waldman
  • Amy Adams Harding
  • Lance Knobel
  • Moderated by Chrissy Towle

In a set of lightning sessions with journalists, researchers, publishers and technologists from across North America, you’ll hear first hand about what key leaders are thinking...

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Inside Facebook Journalism Project: 2018 Priorities for Local News

  • Josh Mabry

Josh Mabry joins us from Facebook’s Local News Partnerships team to share an update on the Facebook Journalism Project’s work to support local news. Take an in-depth look...

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The City As The City Desk

  • Tracie Powell
  • Aaron Foley
  • Aparna Mukherjee
  • Moderated by Niala Boodhoo

Successive generations of conglomeration, contraction, disruption and atomization have left serious gaps in local coverage everywhere in the news media. For Detroit and Los...

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How Facebook is Going for Local News

  • Sarah Whitmire
  • Anthony Quintano
  • Cal Lundmark
  • Kurt Gessler

In early 2018, Facebook made a series of large-scale changes to its Newsfeed and to the system used to track these changes, sending shockwaves through the news industry. By...

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Breaking Records and Answering Questions: Nordic Local Election Coverage

  • Magnus Bjerg
  • Fredrik Laurin
  • Teemo Tebest
  • Moderated by Sarita Blomqvist

Few news sites’ best-ever traffic day was a local election, but for one Danish publisher, hyperlocal, highly-personalized mobile applications helped hook readers like never...

Insights: Revenue and Engagement

Fostering Needed Conversations

  • Sarah Alvarez
  • Stephanie Brown
  • Moderated by Sara Catania

In any community, difficult conversations need to be addressed, and news media are increasingly seen as a place to foster dialogue in a productive way. We’ll cover the...

Insights: Revenue and Engagement

News as a Community Conversation

  • Ariana Tobin
  • Jessica Best
  • Moderated by Lindsey Wiebe

With a renewed focus on subscribers or members, mamy newsrooms are seeking to redefine their relationship with their community. Newsrooms large and small are developing new...

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Sharing Data and Insights for More Engaging Local Journalism

  • Leonard Fishman
  • Meghan Hoyer
  • Troy Thibodeaux

Data journalism is becoming more important to the way organizations cover the news. The right data set can lead to stories we couldn’t tell otherwise and help us tell familiar...