Local Journalism

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A Practical Guide to Local Newsroom Innovation

  • Sarah Schmalbach
  • Kim Fox

Learn how to start a newsroom innovation lab or better use the one you have with this comprehensive conversation about the nitty-gritty details undergirding a strong innovative...

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Locally Sourced Reporting: Are Americans Missing Out?

  • Chelsea Brasted
  • Amy Mitchell
  • Beau Tidwell
  • Moderated by Sherry Chisenhall

Presenting findings from a new and unusually large Pew Research Center survey of 35,000 Americans, local news leader panellists will join a lead author of the study to discuss how...

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Real Life Local News Revenue Experiments (That Aren’t Advertising)

  • David Cohn
  • Christopher Wink
  • Kim Bui
  • André Natta

The myriad and manifest funding challenges facing local news won’t be resolved by the whims of the big global brands or via incremental tweaks to an old advertising model, but...

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How to Make Facebook Work for Your Local Newsroom

  • Alyssa Passeggio
  • Elaine Piniat
  • Emily Ristow

Local news is definitionally what communities want and need to see, and this workshop from editors and directors at three local news institutions is how to hack social analytics...

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Getting People to Pay for Local News Online

  • Christine Taylor
  • Audrey Cooper
  • Edward Malthouse
  • Moderated by Tim Franklin

Going beyond page views and duration, analysts with Northwestern’s Medill School delved into reader and subscriber behavior data from 16 news markets large and small and will...

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Opportunities in Local TV News: More than TV, More than Local

  • Jennifer Crockett
  • Erin Lowrey
  • Stephanie Backus
  • Mary Staes
  • Moderated by Andrew Fitzgerald

This event is presented by Hearst Television Local news is the most trusted news source for Americans, and it has never been more important to communities across the U.S. Local...

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How Are Journalists Building Trust in Underserved Communities?

  • Sarah Alvarez
  • Sara Lomax-Reese
  • Madeleine Bair
  • Cliff Albright
  • Moderated by Martin Reynolds

This event is presented by John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Community Engagement – How are journalists building trust in underserved communities? What can we learn from...

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CrowdTangle Trends Report: How Is Local News Performing on Facebook in 2019?

  • Amber Burgess
  • Emily Ristow
  • Heather Ciras
  • Glen Hale

This event is presented by Facebook Be the first to see CrowdTangle’s U.S. Local News Trends Report, an analysis of how local news is performing on Facebook so far in 2019. This...

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JSK Local News Showcase

  • Cheryl Phillips
  • Bryan Pollard

This event is presented by John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford Delve into the work of Stanford’s Big Local News, which collects, processes and shares hard-to-find...