The decline of the local news industry is not a simple equation of supply or demand for local news and information — instead, it has been a spiral of declining interest from audiences and advertisers, declining resources and quality from the news organization, and declining value.
The Star Tribune has partnered with Colle McVoy as it embarks on a complete reimagining of the Star Tribune’s tone of voice and how it visually represents itself. Even the name of the media outlet is up for discussion, as the 157-year-old institution seeks increased relevance with a statewide audience.
The Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) at the Missouri School of Journalism, in partnership with research firm SmithGeiger, has released the results of one of the largest surveys ever conducted on burnout in the journalism industry.
February 28, 2024 - OpenAI has asked a federal judge to dismiss parts of the New York Times' copyright lawsuit against it, arguing that the newspaper "hacked" its chatbot ChatGPT and other artificial-intelligence systems to generate misleading evidence for the case.
A social justice series on gender identity, investigative reporting supported by pursuit of public records, forceful editorial writing, and timely website postings highlighted the annual Best of CNHI journalism awards. Newsrooms from CNHI newspapers in 22 states submitted their work from 2023.
The local news crisis in the U.S. is deepening, with profound implications for communities, their inhabitants and ultimately the health of our democracy. Through data, maps, charts, analysis and predictive modeling, this report provides a detailed look at the state of local news today, both the risks that lie ahead and causes for optimism.
The Pew Research Center is embarking on a new chapter through a five-year partnership with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Through the Pew-Knight Initiative, they’ll be delivering a comprehensive, real-time look at the fast-evolving information landscape from the standpoints of both consumers and producers of news.
Over the course of one week in early January, the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute once again sent students to community newsrooms all over Missouri as part of the Potter Digital Ambassadors Program.
The ailing local news industry in Illinois would receive compensation from Big Tech companies and benefit from state tax incentives and a new journalism scholarship program under sweeping legislation introduced in the General Assembly this month.
The News/Media Alliance applauds Illinois Senator Steve Stadelman (D-Rockford) for recently introducing the Journalism Preservation Act (SB 3591) in the Illinois Senate, which would require Big Tech platforms such as Meta and Google to pay news publishers a “journalism usage fee” to use local news content.
Today, a statewide group of local news organizations, comprising over 100 local newspapers in New York, launched The Empire State Local News Coalition, a joint advocacy effort to advance a legislative package that would deliver long-term sustainability to the sector.