Local Journalism

ONA21

Local Journalism: Building a Business of Trust Through Collaboration For a Sustainable Model

  • Paul Cheung
  • Jim Vandehei

In this sampling of Knight Foundation’s Informed & Engaged show, we discuss models for successful approaches to local news and community-serving journalism. These two...

ONA20

Bringing Local News Back: Leveraging Independent Content Creators to Help Irrigate News Deserts

  • Vincent Wu
  • Greg Vederman
  • Jamie Burton

Shifting reading habits, social media, and 24-hour cable news have created “news deserts” throughout the country, where local news no longer exists. News Break will be...

ONA19

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...

ONA19

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...

ONA19

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...

ONA19

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...

ONA19

How Stories Communicate and Engage People with Climate Change on a Local Level

  • Clarisa Diaz
  • Julia Kumari Drapkin

By applying a design thinking focus to storytelling, audience engagement and participatory projects, science journalists and newsroom leaders can demonstrate different ways of...

ONA19

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...

ONA19

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...