Category: Nonprofit journalism

Texas Tribune’s John Thornton to weigh in on nonprofit news

Austin venture capitalist and Texas Tribune co-founder and chairman John Thornton will bring his business savvy and zeal for sustainable journalism to this year’s ISOJ panel discussion on the nonprofit online news model. As a general partner at Austin Ventures, Thornton has spent 20 years developing technology companies, but the Tribune caters to his interests …  Read More

Day 2 Notes

The symposium’s second day included a fantastic back-to-back firestorm of participatory and non-profit journalism panels, as well as two more great research panels, and ended things with a bang. In the vein of yesterday’s notes, here are my observations from the event’s second and final day.—— Anybody hungover? Surprisingly enough, most attendees were on time for …  Read More

Investing in the news: the nonprofit model

One of the most intriguing panels at the 2010 International Symposium on Online Journalism will be undoubtedly be the panel scheduled for 11:15 a.m. on Saturday, titled Nonprofit Journalism: Models of non-commercial journalism online and their sustainability challenge. As media organizations continue to look for new ways to make money, much talk has centered around the …  Read More