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Poynter

Eliana Miller

1 September 2020

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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During a year of racial-justice protests nationwide, journalists whose job is to hold institutions to account for racist outcomes have turned their gazes inward, to their own newsrooms, and won some progress in divers...

100 Days in Appalachia

Chris Jones

23 July 2020

West Virginia, United States

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Thirty-six people protesting police violence and racism held the first civil rights march in Terra Alta. Met by counter-protesters with guns who were expecting out-of-town agitators, the groups engaged in peaceful and...

ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Angela Ross

11 June 2020

Australia

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ABC News in Australia is using a solutions-focused, or constructive, approach to reporting on social problems. Focusing in particular on three areas, affordable housing, stormwater, and obesity, the Hobart newsroom is...

Next City

Emily Nonko

13 May 2020

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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In Philadelphia, a project called Fill the Walls With Hope has come together, pairing public art with hyper-local information. The initiative, which has collaborated with various local organizations, came together as ...

Poynter

Kristen Hare

23 April 2020

United States

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Since launching in 2017, the nonprofit Report For America has subsidized hundreds of journalists' salaries to rebuild local-news outlets' ability to provide trusted news coverage of local public affairs. Though there ...

Los Angeles Times

Melissa Etehad

14 April 2020

Ely, Nevada, United States

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Local radio station, KDSS-FM in Ely, Nevada is filling information needs with crucial COVID-19 related updates. Located in a region with no local TV station and just a once-a-week newspaper, the daily broadcast, which...

The Marshall Project

Keri Blakinger

11 February 2020

Houston, Texas, United States

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Around the United States, news organizations are taking a new approach to the use of mugshots in their crime reporting. While still the norm in many places, newsrooms like the Houston Chronicle have stopped publishing...

Christian Science Monitor

Doug Struck

30 September 2019

Mansfield, Ohio, United States

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With one in every five newsrooms closing in the country over the last four years (that's 1800 newspapers), many local papers are trying radical new models to buck the trend. Novel strategies employed include turning t...

Boulder Weekly

Angela K. Evans

26 September 2019

Boulder, Colorado, United States

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The Media and Climate Change Observatory at the University of Colorado - Boulder has been tracking media coverage of climate change in an effort to improve and provide analysis of it. As awareness of the climate crisi...

The Atlantic

James Fallows

18 September 2019

Provincetown, Massachusetts, United States

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The retention of local ownership provides a more viable business model for small newspapers. In Provincetown, Massachusetts, the Provincetown Independent eschews the profit-maximizing, private-equity business model in...

The Atlantic

James Fallows

30 August 2019

Eastport, Maine, United States

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Getting away from daily publishing helps local newspapers focus on serving their audience. The Quoddy Tides, a family-owned newspaper in Eastport, Maine, publishes only twice monthly. Publishing less frequently allows...

Columbia Journalism Review

Chip Scanlan

23 July 2019

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Philadelphia Inquirer reporter-columnist Helen Ubiñas launched a series of pop-up newsrooms to talk to people in neighborhoods that usually only attract fleeting news coverage over violence and other problems. Ubiñas'...

DataJournalism.com

Brent Walth

27 June 2019

United States

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Fact-based, data-driven, and solution-oriented journalism can shift the media paradigm from asking “what” to asking “how.” Solutions journalism, known also as constructive journalism in Europe, focuses on data and evi...

Christian Science Monitor

Whitney Eulich

28 May 2019

Mexico

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For the past three years, a service news media company has written stories specifically responding to questions sent in by Mexican migrants living in the U.S. “We realized Mexican migrants in the U.S. didn’t need gene...

The Guardian

Ammar Kalia

3 April 2019

United Kingdom

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The organization, Level Up, has developed a new set of guidelines for reporting on domestic homicide in the U.K. Created through consultation with criminologists and survivors of domestic violence, the new guidelines ...

Nieman Lab

Benjamin Bathke

27 March 2019

London, England, United Kingdom

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Getting subscribers involved and creating an enthusiastic, permanent reader base allows media outlets to prioritize quality over quantity. As troubles with media over-saturation and news fatigue grow, publications lik...

Christian Science Monitor

Eoin O'Carroll

7 February 2019

New York, New York, United States

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Human-based fact checking offers a more dynamic and thorough way to determine the credibility of news outlets than the use of machine learning software. Although humans are still prone to implicit biases, NewsGuard’s ...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

29 January 2019

Poland

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Publishing various perspectives fosters civic discourse. In Poland, Projekt Spiecie addresses the challenge of ideological isolation by creating a network of magazines across the political spectrum that all agree to p...

The Guardian

Jim Waterson

11 January 2019

London, United Kingdom

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National newspapers and mailers could do a lot to reduce plastic waste. Take a look at the UK's Guardian. In response to reader comments, the newspaper has stopped wrapping its deliveries in plastic, switching instead...

The New York Times

Amie Tsang

9 December 2018

England

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A percentage of the licensing fee paid by British television watchers to BBC is now being earmarked to support the salaries of reporters. In order to receive funding, newsrooms must assign staff paid by these funds to...

The New York Times

Mathew Sedacca

18 November 2018

United States

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Shoeleather is a database that connects editors across the country with local journalists. So far, 400 people have joined. Rather than relying on journalists from large media outlets to cover local communities, the da...

Talk Africa

Mercy Odada

4 September 2018

Kenya

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Journalists in Kenya are pushing back against harassment and attacks. They are forming press clubs and associations, hosting peaceful demonstrations, and boycotting covering events until authorities apologize for mist...

The Trace

Elizabeth Van Brocklin

2 August 2018

United States

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A journalist who has reported for two years on survivors of gunshots offers guidance and advice to others in the media on how to track accurate data on non-fatal gun violence, report empathetically on survivors facing...

Al-Fanar Media

Austin Davis

12 July 2018

Berlin, Germany

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Tens of thousands of readers read Amal, Berlin!, "an Arabic, Farsi and German-language digital newspaper that covers local news in Berlin and Germany.” The newspaper helps refugees navigate their new home in their n...

Global Editors Network (GEN) Editors Lab

Anthony Scoma

10 July 2018

London, England

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Readers on the BBC website can now find out more about select stories through “Appy Helper,” a module that provides background about an ongoing, complex story. The module works through both a chat-style interface that...

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