Why Does Local Journalism Still Matter? Although audiences, in many cases, are declining, local news remains important—especially for older demographics. Local television news continues to make a difference to the […]
Dr. Michelle Ferrier at Ohio University in her work on media deserts (defined as “a geographic location that lacks access to fresh, local news and information”) argues that the impact […]
To diversify revenue streams media providers in the Pacific Northwest and elsewhere are experimenting with a range of different way to secure income. Previously I mentioned One popular way newspapers […]
News providers are also using digital tools as a means to try to strengthen relationships with audiences. Technology allows for both deeper engagement with content and new opportunities for direct […]
Journalists interviewed for the Agora report consistently articulated that, despite the pressures and uncertainties their sector faces, core journalistic values and purposes still matter and positively influence the work they do. […]
The study, “Local journalism in the Pacific Northwest: Why It Matters, How It’s Evolving and Who Pays for It,” supported and published by the Agora Journalism Center at the University of Oregon, […]
Over the past six months, some of the brightest minds in media have visited the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication to discuss issues ranging from flaws in mobile design, the challenges of data journalism, as well as the role of small town newspapers, and how citizens of the Arabian Gulf are embracing social media.
Despite these varied subject areas, all five talks had a core thread running through them: trust.