Industry collaboration is one of our four strategic pillars.
Here are recent articles about our collaboratives and work in the industry to support news media collaboration.
News is Out organized and distributed a survey that was answered by more than 1,100 LGBTQ+ readers and led 13 focus groups. This is what the group learned.
It’s been one year since Local Media Association launched the Covering Climate Collaborative on Earth Day 2021. With the effects of climate change touching people’s lives ever more directly, this anniversary is an opportunity to reflect on what we’ve accomplished, what we’ve learned, and what more can be done. Here are five takeaways and lessons […]
2021 was a transformational year in our organization’s history. The global pandemic forced us to engage in new and different ways, and we learned a lot in the process. From transforming our own business through new funding sources to helping local media companies with their long-term sustainability goals, it was a year of great progress […]
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 […]
The Oklahoma Media Center has announced the formation of its board of directors and election of officers as the statewide collaborative proceeds in its planned transition to nonprofit status. OMC’s mission is to support and strengthen Oklahoma’s journalism ecosystem and spur innovation through statewide collaboration that benefits diverse audiences. It provides best-practices training to elevate […]
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 […]
Local news organizations collaborated last year in revenue and audience engagement in a dozen experiments fueled by the Oklahoma Media Center 2021 Innovation Fund.
The Better Government Association, Chicago Reporter and Illinois Latino News have joined the 20 news organizations in the Local Media Foundation’s collaborative to tackle questions about how the Chicago region remakes itself in response to the pandemic.
The initial funder of the Oklahoma Media Center recently made a significant new investment in the growing statewide news collaborative.
‘Collaborative vision is the change we need’ — 4 questions with Shannan Bowen, NC Local News Workshop
With four questions, we’re asking industry movers and shakers, including Shannan Bowen, to share reflections on 2021 and what they are excited about in the year to come.
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