How to Build a Sustainable Local News Organization

You are on a mission. You’re tired of hearing the bad news about local news and its deleterious effects on civic engagement and democracy: The layoffs, the cutbacks, the mergers and potential mergers of large newspaper chains. So now is your time to act, to launch a new local news outlet that will provide the coverage of your community that has been sorely lacking for years. You will hold the powerful…




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Mark Glaser

Mark Glaser

Advisor + consultant. Supporting Dot Connector Studio and Knight Foundation in local news. Founder of MediaShift.

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