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 […]
“If we desire healthy and productive democratic communities, then the provisioning of local news—which helps tie citizens to each other and their communities—must continue.” —Lee Shaker, Assistant Professor, Department of […]
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 […]
I contributed to this article in PrintWeek which looks at hyperlocal publishers and print. “There’s something very tangible about having the newspaper in your hands and I think that’s very […]
The nice thing about SlideShare is that if someone embeds your slides on their website you can see who they are, and the conversation around it. Through this I came […]