Janet Coats is the new media journalism initiative manager for The Patterson Foundation. She was 2011-2012 RJI Fellow.
2012: What we know now on building public trust, raising money and a free press
Was 2012 prosperous for publishers? The four-part series continues, with this third installment offering key lessons from three well-respected practitioners known for thinking outside the box. Mike Fancher, veteran news business strategist and 2008–2009 Reynolds Fellow; Lila LaHood, director of operations and development at San Francisco Public Press; and Keith Hammonds, director of Ashoka’s Knowledge … Continued
Value of journalism may lie in the art of listening
What value do journalists bring to the news? Boiled down, that’s the question that newspapers, independent news publishers, journalism schools and individual reporters have been contemplating for the last decade. Exactly what is it the news consumers have been paying for? And how do we keep people paying, so that reporters can keep reporting? I’ve … Continued