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Are digital startups the great local news hope or a disappointment?

On Jul 27, 2020
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"People are always looking for a reason why some startups make it and some don’t, and there are a lot of reasons. But the one that’s discussed the least is just: Did you run it well?" https://t.co/c8zwbz2yrO
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Since fall 2018, more than 80 local digital news sites have been started. An equal number have closed. What does that mean for the industry's future?

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On Jul 27, 2020
@Poynter shared
"People are always looking for a reason why some startups make it and some don’t, and there are a lot of reasons. But the one that’s discussed the least is just: Did you run it well?" https://t.co/c8zwbz2yrO
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Are digital startups the great local news hope or a disappointment?

Are digital startups the great local news hope or a disappointment?

Since fall 2018, more than 80 local digital news sites have been started. An equal number have closed. What does that mean for the industry's future?

Digital Start-ups: Great Local News Hope or Disappointment?

Digital Start-ups: Great Local News Hope or Disappointment?

As many legacy news outlets struggle to survive, industry analysts are looking to digital start-ups as a promising way to revive coverage of local news. After all, digital-only means you ...

The Washington Post’s Margaret Sullivan has a grim warning about ‘Ghosting the News’

The Washington Post’s Margaret Sullivan has a grim warning about ‘Ghosting the News’

'We have to save journalism in whatever form that is, which may have nothing to do with the printed page or the way we did it in the 1990s.'

Newspapers endure more cuts, hope for brighter future online

Newspapers endure more cuts, hope for brighter future online

U.S. newspapers are battered and broken, and this week's layoffs at the New York Daily News serve as the latest blow. But while local newsgathering has taken a hit, some ...

KSJ Fact-Checking Workshop

KSJ Fact-Checking Workshop

This workshop will bring together copy editors and early-career journalists to learn about fact-checking, with a focus on science journalism.

These startups are trying to save local news

These startups are trying to save local news

Many upstart efforts are still finding their footing, but they provide a glimmer of hope for local newsrooms that have been ravaged by budget cuts and painful layoffs.

Website Revs Up, With New York Magazine’s Help, to Cover More Local News

Website Revs Up, With New York Magazine’s Help, to Cover More Local News

The City will start in January and operate independently from the magazine. It plans to hire 15 journalists to focus on beats like transportation, politics and affordable housing.

Mandy Jenkins, GM The Compass Experiment (Google/McClatchy local news venture)

Mandy Jenkins, GM The Compass Experiment (Google/McClatchy local news venture)

Tue, Jul 23, 2019, 6:00 PM: NOTE: THE ORIGINAL DATE OF THIS EVENT WAS CHANGED -- PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE THE CORRECT DATE ON YOUR CALENDAR!Mark your calendars and join us for a very ...