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.
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 outlets represent a growing new source of information – but one facing substantial challenges to its long-term financial sustainability.
Institutions and funders have been moving to fill the gap being left by shrinking newsrooms by backing non-profit news sites. Roughly half of these sites produce news that is clearly ideological in nature.