Newmark News Innovation and Leadership class, at work on local news (with WNYC CEO Goli Sheikholeslami)

Journalism Up from the Ashes

Learning from students to reinvent local news

Jeff Jarvis
Apr 15, 2020 · 7 min read

A week ago, I started my first Zoom class with our News Innovation and Leadership students — managing editors, vice-presidents, directors, and CEOs among them — with characteristic élan, asking: “How fucked are we?”

The next week, we worked together to imagine how to build local journalism anew, from the ashes…