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New steps to preserve and protect journalism and local newsrooms

On Oct 7, 2020
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We’ve been looking at ways Microsoft can help address some of the challenges journalism faces. Today we want to share some of the initial work of our initiative, includeing a community-based pilot program to expand reach for local news outlets, legal support for journalists and smaller ...

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On Oct 7, 2020
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Microsoft VP Mary Snapp details how the company is supporting journalism, including pilot projects that fund local newsrooms and offer pro bono legal help (@maryesnapp / Microsoft on the Issues) https://t.co/ubUp3yyGk5 https://t.co/vSUZtg3hD2
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New steps to preserve and protect journalism and local newsrooms

New steps to preserve and protect journalism and local newsrooms

We’ve been looking at ways Microsoft can help address some of the challenges journalism faces. Today we want to share some of the initial work of our initiative, includeing a ...

New Steps to Combat Disinformation

New Steps to Combat Disinformation

Today, Microsoft announces two new technologies to help battle disinformation – Newsguard, which will allow users to check the accuracy of the content they are reading, and Video ...

Local Fix: Hybrid Biz Models, Ethics and Local News AI

Local Fix: Hybrid Biz Models, Ethics and Local News AI

Welcome to the Local Fix. Each week we look at key debates in journalism sustainability and community engagement through the lens of local news. But first, we always begin with one good ...

Business Models for Local News: Diversifying and Strengthening Revenue Streams for Journalism

Business Models for Local News: Diversifying and Strengthening Revenue Streams for Journalism

Part One of “Business Models for Local News: A Field Scan” from The Shorenstein Center and The Lenfest Institute.

Business Models for Local News: A Field Scan

Business Models for Local News: A Field Scan

The views expressed in Shorenstein Center Discussion Papers are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of Harvard Kennedy School or of Harvard University. Discussion ...

Microsoft sacks journalists to replace them with robots

Microsoft sacks journalists to replace them with robots

Users of the homepages of the MSN website and Edge browser will now see news stories generated by AI

Facebook Invests Additional $100 Million to Support News Industry During the Coronavirus Crisis

Facebook Invests Additional $100 Million to Support News Industry During the Coronavirus Crisis

Facebook announces an additional $100 million investment to support the news industry, including emergency grants for local news organizations through the Facebook Journalism Project.

News Media Alliance Commends Antitrust Chairman David Cicilline for Commitment to Journalism

News Media Alliance Commends Antitrust Chairman David Cicilline for Commitment to Journalism

Today, House Antitrust Chairman David Cicilline (D-RI) once again underscored the need to preserve critical access to trusted, high-quality news, as he committed to re-introducing the ...

Stop saying local news is dying

Stop saying local news is dying

Local newspapers, specifically those that are locally and independently owned, are not dying. They are changing. It is rough. But it is not death.

12 Things Newspapers Should Do to Survive

12 Things Newspapers Should Do to Survive

Vadim Lavrusik is a new media student at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He is @lavrusik on Twitter and blogs at Lavrusik.com. Though there are countless ...

Meet the 66 finalists in the AI and the News Open Challenge

Meet the 66 finalists in the AI and the News Open Challenge

When we launched the AI and the News Open Challenge in September, we received more than 500 applications - with half coming from outside the United States. It’s clear that the impact of ...

Microsoft Replaces Journalists With AI. Can We Rely On AI For News?

Microsoft Replaces Journalists With AI. Can We Rely On AI For News?

Artificial intelligence will aid journalists in streamlining their workflow, curating trending news, and can also help in expediting research.

Will AI Save Journalism — or Kill It?

Will AI Save Journalism — or Kill It?

Many of the largest and most reputable news outlets in the world are using or dabbling in AI to expand their coverage.

Renewing Philanthropy’s Commitment to Local Journalism

Renewing Philanthropy’s Commitment to Local Journalism

Rebuilding local news coverage is part of a civic-repair program we must pursue to restore the democratic promise of our cities and of our country.