Why local journalism needs a funding pipeline
Tech and philanthropic institutions are giving thousands of $5,000 to $250,000 grants to individual newsrooms, but… then what?
Hyperlocal solutions flourish to keeps Latinos informed
There are 59 million Latinos in the U.S., composing 18% of the national population. Latinos are the largest ethnic group in the country, yet there is a lack of national or, in most cases, state communications strategies to keep them informed. And now during COVID-19, timely and effective communication can make the difference between life … Continued
How racism and discrimination affect Latino journalists
As human rights activists and journalists, we have worked for several decades to defend freedom of expression and freedom of the press in Latin American countries experiencing authoritarian regimes. We have struggled to overcome these challenges and gain fundamental rights and freedoms. Our RJI fellowship, an institutional fellowship with our organization, Fundamedios, in Washington D.C. … Continued
Sonification: Turning stories into sound
Michael Corey, Senior Data Editor at Reveal, shares his tips for sonification storytelling
Five tips for reconnecting with your community
How to engage with your community in a way that shows you care.
Games for News: Inviting readers to participate in the story
Sisi Wei of ProPublica shares how news games invite readers to participate in the story and how games are a unique way to tell certain stories in journalism.