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Why the future of local news lies in collaboration and trust-building

During IJNet's latest chat, local news leaders shared solutions for rebuilding and reviving local news everywhere.

Sam Berkhead | April 19, 2017

IJNet Live: How to revive local, community-focused journalism

Join IJNet for a live chat on Thursday, April 13 at 1 p.m. EDT to discuss the best tools and strategies for improving local news coverage with leading community journalism experts.

Sam Berkhead | March 21, 2017

New app aims to end online news' echo chamber

Read Across the Aisle's filter-bubble-bursting ambitions, big changes at The Huffington Post and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | March 10, 2017

How to finance your next journalism project through crowdfunding

Journalists who have financed projects via crowdfunding discuss the elements of a successful campaign.

Clothilde Goujard | March 09, 2017

How digital media sites can monetize their social capital

What is social capital — and why does it matter to digital news sites looking for a successful business model? France's Mediapart and the Netherlands' De Correspondent can serve as models to follow.

James Breiner | February 16, 2017

How a small news site successfully ran Croatia's first media crowdfunding campaign

In an encouraging sign of the potential for crowdfunding campaigns to support local journalism, an independent Croatian media site attracted hundreds of backers to support their reporting. Here's how they did it.

Lela Vujanić | February 07, 2017

Partnerships with Facebook, Snapchat raise concerns over media business models

News outlets face challenges in partnering with tech giants, Google's fight to stamp out fake news and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | January 27, 2017

Inside The Washington Post's winning business model

With daily newspapers across the U.S. laying off workers, The Washington Post stands out from the crowd, growing its subscriptions by 145 percent in one year and expanding its staff. Here's how they do it.

James Breiner | January 13, 2017

Why reader engagement and loyalty matter more than clicks

For digital-only news media to survive, it will be increasingly necessary to cultivate relationships with readers, writes former ICFJ Knight Fellow James Breiner.

James Breiner | December 30, 2016

12 ways digital news organizations can generate revenue

How can today's digital media outlets find sustainable sources of revenue? Here are 12 potential revenue sources.

James Breiner | November 18, 2016

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