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Survey shows Americans support COVID-19 relief for local news

Americans support directing federal money to local news organizations as part of coronavirus relief efforts, according to the results of an April 14-20 Gallup/Knight Foundation survey focused on the coronavirus situation, part of Knight Foundation’s Trust, Media and Democracy initiative. Sixty-five percent are in favor of including money to help local news organizations in coronavirus relief aid, while 34% are opposed. Eighty-seven percent of Democrats, 60% of independents and 43% of Republicans favor federal assistance to local news organizations. more

Expanding newspaper business models in a difficult media environment

More newspapers are turning to philanthropic funding or a non-profit structure to sustain journalism. A Mega-Conference panel looked at the alternatives newspapers have for non-traditional funding. more

New study: Americans’ perceptions of the value and financial future of local news

A new Knight Foundation/Gallup study identifies challenges and opportunities for restoring financial health to local news organizations across the country. One actionable policy recommendation that can be implemented immediately is raising awareness about the financial health of the local news industry. more

Does the public actually trust local news more?

A new study from the Knight Foundation and Gallup says yes, but only because the national news is trusted so little. So while there's still trust in local, it's tenuous. more
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