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Audience Community of Practice: Leveraging LinkedIn Link toAudience Community of Practice: Leveraging LinkedIn

The Audience Community of Practice is meeting on June 20 at 2 p.m. EDT / 11 a.m. PDT. In this…

Lenfest/AP Democracy Demo Day: Four takeaways and a call to action Link toLenfest/AP Democracy Demo Day: Four takeaways and a call to action

For funders seeking to invest in election news coverage and voting integrity efforts in advance of the 2024 election, arguably…

An election worker places a sign that says "Vote here/aqui" outside a polling station at a fire station in El Paso, Texas.

Lenfest Institute expands Engaged Cities Community of Practice Link toLenfest Institute expands Engaged Cities Community of Practice

The Lenfest Institute for Journalism is today announcing the expansion of the Engaged Cities Community of Practice, which convenes news…

Sources of inspiration and hope at Democracy Demo Day Link toSources of inspiration and hope at Democracy Demo Day

Mark Twain often remarked that everyone complains about the weather, but nobody seems to do much about it. (Twain commonly gets the…

Audience-building among non-English speakers Link toAudience-building among non-English speakers

The Audience Community of Practice is meeting on May 16 at 2 p.m. EDT / 11 a.m. PDT for a…

Elections, AI, mergers, and investments: The tectonic forces shaping local news in 2024 Link toElections, AI, mergers, and investments: The tectonic forces shaping local news in 2024

Last week, CalMatters, the leading public service newsroom covering California, announced that it is acquiring The Markup, the groundbreaking investigative…

AI for journalism: We’re in the first inning Link toAI for journalism: We’re in the first inning

A handful of monumental technological developments have ushered in marked change in how people both create journalism and access news…

Grow and retain staff Link toGrow and retain staff

It was a hellish winter for journalism. More than 500 journalists lost their jobs in January alone, and the layoffs…

A make-or-break year for trust in American democracy Link toA make-or-break year for trust in American democracy

Guardian columnist Margaret Sullivan, the executive director for the Craig Newmark Center for Journalism Ethics and Security at Columbia University,…

The business of community Link toThe business of community

Journalists like Fernando Soto are taking a community-driven approach to news, which often goes beyond traditional reporting to help connect…

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