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Joel Kramer Optimistic about Nonprofit News Models

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Yesterday I blogged that Joel Kramer, MinnPost publisher, spoke in a broad sense about the grim outlook for news business models. He said that’s not what he meant — if that’s how it was interpreted. Here is the message he wants conveyed:
I did not intend to say that the MinnPost business model is grim. I believe that the [...]

Will Community Foundations Fund Local Journalism?

Friday, May 9th, 2008

In this video Eric Newton, Vice President for the Journalism Program at the Knight Foundation, says only 25 percent of community foundations fund journalism, but then tells why he thinks that number is about to grow.
If you want community foundation funding for local journalism projects, Newton says do your homework. Look at this Knight Foundation [...]

The New Yorker, Blogs, PJNet and the Future

Friday, March 28th, 2008

Last night I went to my, I swear, last, panel discussion on Blogs and Journalism. This one sponsored by the Atlanta Press Club. Also I finally got around to reading The New Yorker article, Out of Print, talking mostly about the desmise of newspapers. Here too, I swear, I will not read another of those “death of [...]

There’s a Plethora of Nonprofit News Models

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

Miller-Clune, a magazine with the catch line,  Turning Research into Solutions, posted an article recently entitled: The Bottom Line for Nonprofit News. The article list a plethora of new nonprofit start-ups around the country, including Representative Journalism. Will they succeed? Here is what  Geoff Dougherty, founder and editor of the start-up Chi-Town Daily News, says:
“I feel [...]