Local journalism — like the wider news media — has been massively disrupted by the advent of new digital technologies and behaviors. This has unlocked a wider range of information […]
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 […]
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.
The observations in this paper – published by the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University – are based on the results of an online survey conducted between Monday, November 14 and Sunday, December 4, 2016. Survey respondents identified a number of key challenges – and opportunities – for small market newspapers in the USA.
Christopher Ali is an assistant professor at the University of Virginia. His research interests focus on communication policy and regulation, critical political economy, critical geography, comparative media systems, localism, and […]