How journalism collaboratives earn the revenue they need to grow and thrive
The field of collaborative journalism is growing not just in size, but also in scope. An increasing number of local news organizations are collaborating with one another to produce stories, test new technology, host events and better serve their communities’ information needs.
Collaboratives that hope to continue long-term must transition and diversify revenue streams. This means clearly understanding what audience or audiences a given collaborative serves. What jobs does it do for its audience, and how? What revenue streams align with that value proposition?