Category: Local Journalism

No single silver bullet for local news: legacy and digital newsrooms experiment with different editorial and business strategies to make sure nothing gets unreported

For the first time in its 21-year-history, the International Symposium of Online Journalism (ISOJ) was held online only in 2020. To watch this panel, click here. To watch other panels, click here. There’s no single model for local news organizations to survive, so they must spend some of their efforts experimenting editorially and financially to find …  Read More

Online journalism can prosper if the focus on local news is genuine, ISOJ panel suggests

Watch video of this panel from ISOJ 2019. Local journalism would benefit from more focus on filling in coverage gaps and building strong relationships with readers, according to panelists at the International Symposium on Online Journalism on April 13. During the panel “Saving local news in the U.S.: Can we have sustainable online journalism in …  Read More