“The shorter the distance between our neighbors and our news, the stronger our community.”
This article from NiemanLab about an event organized by the Knight Foundation is a perfect follow up to our previous post:
Saving the Soldat Local News
… and, as a reminder the Knight Foundation did commit an addition $300M to support journalism and local news
Things are definitely moving with the launch of the American Journalism Project, a venture philanthropy effort co-led by Chalkbeat founder Elizabeth Green and Texas Tribune founder John Thornton, with $42 million in its first fund.
Attention, money, efforts… we’ll keep you updated on this. Stay tuned.