Four strategies for identifying and assessing news and information needs during the COVID-19 pandemic
The Lenfest Institute partnered with The Listening Post Collective to highlight a four-step strategy and create a printable worksheet to help newsrooms identify and create coverage for targeted audiences.
Check out our printable worksheet to help your newsroom develop audience engagement strategies tailored for an era of social distancing.
This support will allow newsrooms to produce relevant and differentiated coverage for the public they serve by using tools and consulting designed for this purpose.
Philadelphia COVID-19 Community Information Fund announces $750,000 in grants to support news and information efforts to aid pandemic recovery
The Philadelphia COVID-19 Community Information Fund is awarding $750,000 in grants to 12 organizations to use news and information to empower vulnerable communities to make more informed decisions and support resiliency efforts in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
These tools can help journalists assemble reliable data and information, fact-check government officials, and assist communities adjust to their new socially distant lifestyles.
Here’s how local newsrooms can make the most of #GivingNewsday with successful fundraising strategies
Our friends at Poynter have compiled a great list of resources to help newsrooms develop campaigns for #GivingTuesdayNow and beyond.
Here’s what for-profit and nonprofit newsrooms need to know about the loan program that is part of the federal government’s coronavirus stimulus package.
$2.5 million Philadelphia COVID-19 Community Information Fund to provide support for coronavirus news and information needs
The Philadelphia COVID-19 Community Information Fund was created by The Independence Public Media Foundation, The Lenfest Institute for Journalism, The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and The Knight-Lenfest Local News Transformation Fund to support Philadelphia-area media and other community organizations as they work tirelessly to meet the information needs of Philadelphia’s most vulnerable communities at this time of acute need. Learn more about how the Fund can support your work.
Solution Set dug into how The Inquirer has covered the coronavirus, how it has developed new products to meet reader needs, reorganized its news organization in real-time, and how it’s gained financial support even as it brought its reporting outside its pay meter.
In partnership with The Facebook Journalism Project and the Local Media Association, The Lenfest Institute is proud to announce the first round of North American local newsrooms receiving FJP Community Network grants to support their coronavirus news coverage.