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Industry leader Guy Tasaka takes on managing director role for LMA Tech Resource Center

Guy Tasaka, a digital executive and technology leader well known in the local media industry, starts this week as managing director of the new LMA Technology Resource Center, funded by Google News Initiative. The LMA Technology Resource Center will assist media organizations of all types and sizes with strategies and consulting aimed at improving selection, […]

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LMA to launch Technology Resource Center for media industry, supported by Google News Initiative

Technology can be an accelerant or a roadblock on the path to sustainability and growth for local media organizations. To help them achieve the best possible outcomes from investments in enabling platforms, Local Media Association plans to launch a Technology Resource Center in early 2022, with support from Google News Initiative. The LMA Technology Resource […]

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Kirkpatrick Foundation awards grant to assist Oklahoma Media Center with data journalist

The Kirkpatrick Foundation has awarded a $20,000 grant to Local Media Foundation to assist the Oklahoma Media Center collaborative with a data journalist for its Promised Land project. In 2021, OMC chose the Promised Land subject to cover the affirmation of tribal sovereignty after the Supreme Court’s landmark McGirt v Oklahoma ruling last year. Kirkpatrick […]

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NY/MI Solutions Journalism Collaborative turns to LMF for administrative, fundraising support

The New York & Michigan Solutions Journalism Collaborative — a group of news, academic and community organizations working together to cover chronic problems with a solutions lens — recently approved an agreement for Local Media Foundation to provide consulting and administrative services, as well as fundraising support. The 26 news organizations and six community partners […]

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Consumer Revenue Innovation Mission preview: Lessons from the GNI Subscriptions Lab

The Consumer Revenue Innovation Mission, March 23-25 in New York City, will provide attendees exposure and insight into promising consumer revenue streams, with data insights, case studies and established best practices for applying these to your organization. Beyond theory and without fluff — this Innovation Mission is about actionable ideas for growing audience and revenue, […]

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Highlights, tweets and tidbits from the Philadelphia Innovation Mission

LMA’s Innovation Mission — focused on consumer revenue and digital transformation — is under way in Philadelphia this week. We will post highlights, photos, social media comments and other tidbits from the sessions right here during the mission. And you can follow along with the attendees and their visits to The Philadelphia Inquirer, Lenfest, Beasley […]

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Dana Piccoli to manage News Is Out: A Queer Media Collaborative

Dana Piccoli, an experienced writer, editor and content strategist, will join the brand new News Is Out: National Queer Media Collaborative, as project manager. The collaborative received initial funding from the Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge in November, which included money for hiring a part-time project manager. The collaborative includes seven LGBTQ+ publishers across the […]