In seven Western European countries surveyed, the top main source for news is a public news organization – such as the BBC in the UK, Sveriges Television/Radio (SVT/Radio) in Sweden or ARD in Germany – rather than a private one.
The number of journalism projects funded through Kickstarter has grown over time, totaling more than 650 projects and nearly $6.3 million by mid-September 2015.
As news outlets continue to team up in new ways, case studies of five content partnerships offer insight into what these collaborations mean for the public and for news organizations.
A new Pew Research Center State of the News Media analysis finds that the growing digital news world is largely comprised of hundreds of smaller sites, often local in scope, that are working to fill gaps left by legacy reporting cuts.
Five key data points from the Knight Foundation report that provide a sense of how the nonprofit news field is faring.
A recent roundtable, hosted by the Pew Research Center and the Knight Foundation, brought together key practitioners, funders and experts in the growing nonprofit news sector. Read and watch what they said about building sustainable business models and engaging audiences.
Future of Nonprofit Journalism Friday, September 20, 2013 Pew Research Center Transcript follows below the video. Part I: Future Prospects for Financial Sustainability Alan Murray, Pew Research Center: It was clear from the research that we did that while most of the nonprofit news organizations we were talking to — or many of them at […]
News outlets often have an adversarial relationship with the government, a longstanding tension underscored most recently by the Obama administration’s pursuit of leaks to the Associated Press and Fox News Channel and the decisions of the Washington Post and the Guardian newspapers to publish National Security Agency documents. Nevertheless, it might come as a surprise […]
Nonprofit news sites are cropping up around the U.S., often with the mission of filling in gaps left by cutbacks in traditional journalism. Explore the characteristics of these sites with this map and interactive database.
As the economics of commercial journalism have been upended and newsrooms have shrunk, a variety of funders have sponsored nonprofit news operations to fill perceived information gaps. A report finds that while they voice optimism about the future, many organizations worry that they don’t have sufficient business-side resources.