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Poynter
1 month ago
Media industry

How the Chicago area gets its news - Poynter

Decisive shift to smartphone use from traditional news sources like television and print newspapers. [ more ]
Boston.com
1 month ago
Education

Quincy City Council overrides School Committee vote and establishes a Lunar New Year holiday

Mayor signs Lunar New Year holiday law despite School Committee's vote, sparking legal questions. [ more ]
#journalism
Poynter
1 month ago
Media industry

Advice for old(er) journalists - Poynter

Listening to younger journalists and understanding their perspective is crucial for mentorship in journalism. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
2 months ago
East Bay food

Berkeley Wire

Support Berkeleyside's 15 years of local news with donations for independent, reliable reporting. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
Media industry

Opinion | One Way to Help a Journalism Industry in Crisis: Make J-School Free

Local news is crucial for civic engagement and fighting government corruption.
Free journalism education could help sustain the industry despite challenging times. [ more ]
Nieman Lab
4 months ago
Media industry

Wealthier, urban Americans have access to more local news

Local news availability linked to wealth and location
Inequity leads to news deserts and challenges for sustainable local journalism [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
5 months ago
Media industry

Cityside is hiring an Editor-in-Chief and a Reporter for its Richmond newsroom

Cityside Journalism Initiative is hiring for two positions in their upcoming local newsroom dedicated to covering the city of Richmond.
The positions available are for an Editor-in-Chief and a Reporter, both focused on delivering unbiased local news and information to city residents. [ more ]
Nieman Lab
5 months ago
Media industry

The Garrison Project wants to bridge the gap between national and local criminal justice reporting

The Garrison Project is a unique digital news organization that produces local news stories about criminal justice issues across different locations.
The founder of The Garrison Project prefers to focus on the journalism rather than on building an audience or running the entire journalism assembly line. [ more ]
Poynter
1 month ago
Media industry

Advice for old(er) journalists - Poynter

Listening to younger journalists and understanding their perspective is crucial for mentorship in journalism. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
2 months ago
East Bay food

Berkeley Wire

Support Berkeleyside's 15 years of local news with donations for independent, reliable reporting. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
Media industry

Opinion | One Way to Help a Journalism Industry in Crisis: Make J-School Free

Local news is crucial for civic engagement and fighting government corruption.
Free journalism education could help sustain the industry despite challenging times. [ more ]
Nieman Lab
4 months ago
Media industry

Wealthier, urban Americans have access to more local news

Local news availability linked to wealth and location
Inequity leads to news deserts and challenges for sustainable local journalism [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
5 months ago
Media industry

Cityside is hiring an Editor-in-Chief and a Reporter for its Richmond newsroom

Cityside Journalism Initiative is hiring for two positions in their upcoming local newsroom dedicated to covering the city of Richmond.
The positions available are for an Editor-in-Chief and a Reporter, both focused on delivering unbiased local news and information to city residents. [ more ]
Nieman Lab
5 months ago
Media industry

The Garrison Project wants to bridge the gap between national and local criminal justice reporting

The Garrison Project is a unique digital news organization that produces local news stories about criminal justice issues across different locations.
The founder of The Garrison Project prefers to focus on the journalism rather than on building an audience or running the entire journalism assembly line. [ more ]
morejournalism
#community-journalism
The Walrus
1 month ago
Media industry

After 124 Years, One of Canada's Oldest Independent Newspapers Dies | The Walrus

Local news outlets face challenges with evolving media landscape. [ more ]
Poynter
2 months ago
Media industry

Small newsrooms won big in the 2024 Pulitzers - Poynter

Small newsrooms like Lookout Santa Cruz won Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting, showcasing community-focused coverage during disasters. [ more ]
LI Press
2 months ago
Media industry

Schneps Media Acquires Anton Media

Schneps Media acquired Anton Media Group, expanding its local news reach across Nassau County. [ more ]
oaklandside.org
2 weeks ago
Media industry

Richmondside, Cityside's third local news outlet, launched today

Richmondside launched to provide unbiased, accurate news reflecting community values, focusing on positive local coverage, and informed by extensive resident feedback. [ more ]
The Walrus
1 month ago
Media industry

After 124 Years, One of Canada's Oldest Independent Newspapers Dies | The Walrus

Local news outlets face challenges with evolving media landscape. [ more ]
Poynter
2 months ago
Media industry

Small newsrooms won big in the 2024 Pulitzers - Poynter

Small newsrooms like Lookout Santa Cruz won Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting, showcasing community-focused coverage during disasters. [ more ]
LI Press
2 months ago
Media industry

Schneps Media Acquires Anton Media

Schneps Media acquired Anton Media Group, expanding its local news reach across Nassau County. [ more ]
oaklandside.org
2 weeks ago
Media industry

Richmondside, Cityside's third local news outlet, launched today

Richmondside launched to provide unbiased, accurate news reflecting community values, focusing on positive local coverage, and informed by extensive resident feedback. [ more ]
morecommunity-journalism
#community-engagement
Poynter
1 month ago
Media industry

Study shows lack of trust among Hispanics in local English-language news organizations - Poynter

The decline of local newspapers creates news deserts, impacting democracy and accessibility of information for communities like Hispanics in Raleigh-Durham. [ more ]
Mission Local
3 months ago
Mission District

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The article discusses a series where candidates answer weekly questions before elections.
One of the key topics highlighted by the community in the 11th District is 'public safety.' [ more ]
Mission Local
3 months ago
Mission District

Got a supervisor's race in your district? Mission Local is covering it.

Readers are crucial to Mission Local, providing 74% of revenue.
Focus on elections, campaign finance, tech & real estate money, local supervisor & mayor races. [ more ]
Poynter
5 months ago
Media industry

How the decline of local news affects coverage and communities - Poynter

Local news has been in decline, accelerated by the arrival of private equity companies.
The partnership between Poynter and the Omidyar Network allowed for in-depth reporting on the impact of diminished local newspapers and potential solutions. [ more ]
Poynter
1 month ago
Media industry

Study shows lack of trust among Hispanics in local English-language news organizations - Poynter

The decline of local newspapers creates news deserts, impacting democracy and accessibility of information for communities like Hispanics in Raleigh-Durham. [ more ]
Mission Local
3 months ago
Mission District

11

The article discusses a series where candidates answer weekly questions before elections.
One of the key topics highlighted by the community in the 11th District is 'public safety.' [ more ]
Mission Local
3 months ago
Mission District

Got a supervisor's race in your district? Mission Local is covering it.

Readers are crucial to Mission Local, providing 74% of revenue.
Focus on elections, campaign finance, tech & real estate money, local supervisor & mayor races. [ more ]
Poynter
5 months ago
Media industry

How the decline of local news affects coverage and communities - Poynter

Local news has been in decline, accelerated by the arrival of private equity companies.
The partnership between Poynter and the Omidyar Network allowed for in-depth reporting on the impact of diminished local newspapers and potential solutions. [ more ]
morecommunity-engagement
#journalism-industry
Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly
1 month ago
Media industry

NewsMatch Helps Local Nonprofit Newsrooms Raise Millions - Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly

Nonprofit institutions are stepping up to support local news amidst a crisis of closures and funding cuts. [ more ]
Dallas News
2 months ago
Media industry

Facebook downgrades journalism websites. Google runs similar tests. Local news suffers

Big Tech companies blocking news websites impacting journalism industry.
Local news crucial for communities' prosperity and democracy. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
2 months ago
Media industry

Column: L.A.'s ultimate heartbreak industry isn't Hollywood. It's local journalism

Local news faces challenges with layoffs, closures, and disputes, leading journalists to explore new avenues in journalism. [ more ]
Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly
1 month ago
Media industry

NewsMatch Helps Local Nonprofit Newsrooms Raise Millions - Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly

Nonprofit institutions are stepping up to support local news amidst a crisis of closures and funding cuts. [ more ]
Dallas News
2 months ago
Media industry

Facebook downgrades journalism websites. Google runs similar tests. Local news suffers

Big Tech companies blocking news websites impacting journalism industry.
Local news crucial for communities' prosperity and democracy. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
2 months ago
Media industry

Column: L.A.'s ultimate heartbreak industry isn't Hollywood. It's local journalism

Local news faces challenges with layoffs, closures, and disputes, leading journalists to explore new avenues in journalism. [ more ]
morejournalism-industry
Nieman Lab
1 month ago
Media industry

How NPR and Floodlight teamed up to uncover fossil fuel "news mirages" across the country

Local news site Richmond Standard owned by Chevron creates biased coverage with no full-time journalists on staff, impacting residents' access to unbiased information. [ more ]
#student-journalism
Nieman Lab
2 months ago
Media industry

"We're there to cover what's happening": How student journalists are covering campus protests - Nieman Lab

Student journalists covering campus protests amidst final exams demonstrate dedication and adaptability in response to historic events. [ more ]
www.amny.com
2 months ago
Media industry

Student journalists at NYU demonstrate power of local journalism

Student journalists at NYU and other universities played a crucial role in covering recent student activism, filling the gap when mainstream media was barred from campuses. [ more ]
Nieman Lab
5 months ago
Media industry

A student newspaper in Iowa just bought two local weeklies

The Daily Iowan has purchased two weekly local newspapers in Iowa to provide opportunities for student journalists to contribute to the publications and gain local reporting experience.
The acquisition is part of a larger trend of student journalist-run initiatives to support local news in university communities. [ more ]
Nieman Lab
2 months ago
Media industry

"We're there to cover what's happening": How student journalists are covering campus protests - Nieman Lab

Student journalists covering campus protests amidst final exams demonstrate dedication and adaptability in response to historic events. [ more ]
www.amny.com
2 months ago
Media industry

Student journalists at NYU demonstrate power of local journalism

Student journalists at NYU and other universities played a crucial role in covering recent student activism, filling the gap when mainstream media was barred from campuses. [ more ]
Nieman Lab
5 months ago
Media industry

A student newspaper in Iowa just bought two local weeklies

The Daily Iowan has purchased two weekly local newspapers in Iowa to provide opportunities for student journalists to contribute to the publications and gain local reporting experience.
The acquisition is part of a larger trend of student journalist-run initiatives to support local news in university communities. [ more ]
morestudent-journalism
Poynter
2 months ago
Media industry

AI is disrupting the local news industry. Will it unlock growth or be an existential threat? - Poynter

The internet has disrupted the local news business model, leading to declining print circulation and advertising revenues. [ more ]
Nieman Lab
2 months ago
Media industry

Newsonomics: Eight essentials as California's "save local news" bill picks up speed

Legislatures move slowly in addressing challenges like saving local newsrooms. [ more ]
Nieman Lab
2 months ago
Media industry

Even if mistrust in news isn't entirely reporters' fault, it is their problem

Conservatives in the US often distrust news coverage, leading to reinforcement of pre-existing perceptions despite some positive stories. [ more ]
#community-support
www.berkeleyside.org
2 months ago
JavaScript

Berkeley Wire

Support Berkeleyside to ensure ongoing local news access. [ more ]
LAist
4 months ago
Books

After 40 Years, The Book Rack In Arcadia Will Shut Its Doors

Local news sources rely on community support for continued coverage and impact.
Small businesses face challenges like rising costs, making sustainability difficult. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
2 months ago
JavaScript

Berkeley Wire

Support Berkeleyside to ensure ongoing local news access. [ more ]
LAist
4 months ago
Books

After 40 Years, The Book Rack In Arcadia Will Shut Its Doors

Local news sources rely on community support for continued coverage and impact.
Small businesses face challenges like rising costs, making sustainability difficult. [ more ]
morecommunity-support
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
East Bay (California)

Letters: Don't confuse

Clarifying airport names in the Bay Area can reduce confusion and attract more travelers, potentially increasing revenue. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
3 months ago
Media industry

News Shopper editor answers your questions

Investigative journalism is a priority at News Shopper with award-winning reporter Charles Thomson dedicated to in-depth investigations.
News Shopper ensures articles are proofread by content editors before being published, with some exceptions for breaking news situations. [ more ]
PortlandTribune.com
3 months ago
Media industry

A publisher's notebook: How do we keep local journalism alive?

Over a quarter of U.S. newspapers have disappeared since 2005.
Approximately two local newspapers vanish weekly in the U.S.
More than 200 counties lack a local news source. [ more ]
Boston.com
3 months ago
Boston

Photos: April showers - and snow - pelt Bostonians and blow things over during surprise nor'easter

Parts of Massachusetts and New York were hit by heavy rain, winds, sleet, and snow in a surprising April storm.
The storm caused commuting difficulties, damages like downed trees and stoplights, and diverse impacts across various regions. [ more ]
Boston.com
3 months ago
Boston

Massachusetts politicians partake in April Fool's, to people's disappointment

Eldridge announced buying a candy shop as a prank
April Fool's Day jokes by elected officials deceived some people [ more ]
Boston.com
3 months ago
Boston

Man in wheelchair dies in South Boston crash involving cement truck, police say

A man in a wheelchair died after being struck by a cement truck in South Boston.
Local authorities responded to the crash involving the pedestrian and a cement truck at the intersection. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
3 months ago
Brooklyn

Tenant rallies, subway safety, and seasonal celebrations: Brooklyn Paper's top stories from March 2024 * Brooklyn Paper

Community solidarity against evictions in Crown Heights
Mix of positive and challenging news in Brooklyn [ more ]
#coney-island
Brooklyn Paper
3 months ago
Brooklyn

PHOTOS | Coney Island amusement parks open with annual 'blessing of the rides,' proposal and more * Brooklyn Paper

Brooklyn Paper newsletter offers local news
Coney Island amusement parks reopen for 2024 season [ more ]
Flipboard
4 months ago
NYC politics

Coney Island snow surprise | Flipboard

Local news coverage by FOX 5 NY reporter Michelle Ross.
Focus on videos related to Coney Island, Brooklyn, and New York City. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
3 months ago
Brooklyn

PHOTOS | Coney Island amusement parks open with annual 'blessing of the rides,' proposal and more * Brooklyn Paper

Brooklyn Paper newsletter offers local news
Coney Island amusement parks reopen for 2024 season [ more ]
Flipboard
4 months ago
NYC politics

Coney Island snow surprise | Flipboard

Local news coverage by FOX 5 NY reporter Michelle Ross.
Focus on videos related to Coney Island, Brooklyn, and New York City. [ more ]
moreconey-island
San Jose Spotlight
3 months ago
Media industry

From the CEO: Philanthropy's role in supporting local journalism is critical - San Jose Spotlight

Nonprofit journalism is the future
Philanthropy is crucial for local news sustainability [ more ]
Eater NY
4 months ago
NYC food

Nine More Restaurants Close Right Before Spring

Grandchamps in Bed-Stuy closed permanently after nine years.
Multiple restaurants and cafes in different areas of NYC have permanently shut down. [ more ]
Boston.com
4 months ago
Education

Brockton elementary student hit by vehicle at bus stop, hospitalized

Student struck by passing vehicle after school bus exit
School district emphasizes safety around schools and bus stops [ more ]
#baltimore-sun
www.npr.org
4 months ago
Media industry

More crime and conservatism: How new owners are changing 'The Baltimore Sun'

The purchase of The Baltimore Sun by David D. Smith of Sinclair Broadcast Group has triggered outrage and confusion among residents and journalists.
Armstrong Williams, a partner in the deal, claims they aim to enhance and grow The Sun, focusing on local stories readers care about. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Media industry

Baltimore Sun Sold to Chairman of Sinclair TV Stations

The Baltimore Sun, the largest newspaper in Maryland, has been sold to David D. Smith, the executive chairman of Sinclair network.
Mr. Smith bought Baltimore Sun Media, including The Sun, in a private deal from Alden Global Capital. [ more ]
Nieman Lab
5 months ago
Media industry

The Baltimore Sun explores the question of whether there can be a worse newspaper owner than Alden Global Capital

The Baltimore Sun, previously owned by Alden Global Capital, has been acquired by David D. Smith, executive chairman of Sinclair Inc.
Smith purchased the newspaper because of its focus on local news and believes in the responsibility of serving the public interest. [ more ]
Chicago Tribune
5 months ago
Media industry

The Baltimore Sun purchased by Sinclair's David D. Smith

David D. Smith, executive chairman of Sinclair Inc., has acquired the Baltimore Sun in a private deal.
Smith purchased the newspaper because of its focus on local news and believes it can be profitable while serving the public interest. [ more ]
www.npr.org
4 months ago
Media industry

More crime and conservatism: How new owners are changing 'The Baltimore Sun'

The purchase of The Baltimore Sun by David D. Smith of Sinclair Broadcast Group has triggered outrage and confusion among residents and journalists.
Armstrong Williams, a partner in the deal, claims they aim to enhance and grow The Sun, focusing on local stories readers care about. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Media industry

Baltimore Sun Sold to Chairman of Sinclair TV Stations

The Baltimore Sun, the largest newspaper in Maryland, has been sold to David D. Smith, the executive chairman of Sinclair network.
Mr. Smith bought Baltimore Sun Media, including The Sun, in a private deal from Alden Global Capital. [ more ]
Nieman Lab
5 months ago
Media industry

The Baltimore Sun explores the question of whether there can be a worse newspaper owner than Alden Global Capital

The Baltimore Sun, previously owned by Alden Global Capital, has been acquired by David D. Smith, executive chairman of Sinclair Inc.
Smith purchased the newspaper because of its focus on local news and believes in the responsibility of serving the public interest. [ more ]
Chicago Tribune
5 months ago
Media industry

The Baltimore Sun purchased by Sinclair's David D. Smith

David D. Smith, executive chairman of Sinclair Inc., has acquired the Baltimore Sun in a private deal.
Smith purchased the newspaper because of its focus on local news and believes it can be profitable while serving the public interest. [ more ]
morebaltimore-sun
#digital-platforms
www.poynter.org
4 months ago
Media industry

Is local news access tied to how much money you make?

Local news availability often depends on community wealth and location.
Decline in advertising revenue has led to challenges for local news outlets. [ more ]
Irish Independent
1 month ago
Media industry

Local and European elections 2024 LIVE: Vote counting in local election to get under way later

In-depth analysis and continuous local news updates provided by top writers and individual reporters for every county. [ more ]
www.poynter.org
4 months ago
Media industry

Is local news access tied to how much money you make?

Local news availability often depends on community wealth and location.
Decline in advertising revenue has led to challenges for local news outlets. [ more ]
Irish Independent
1 month ago
Media industry

Local and European elections 2024 LIVE: Vote counting in local election to get under way later

In-depth analysis and continuous local news updates provided by top writers and individual reporters for every county. [ more ]
moredigital-platforms
#video-content
Flipboard
4 months ago
NYC politics

Deadly fire at senior living complex on Long Island | Flipboard

Local news coverage
Video content [ more ]
Flipboard
4 months ago
NYC politics

Long Island deadly police shooting | Flipboard

Local news reporting
Video content [ more ]
Flipboard
4 months ago
NYC politics

Deadly fire at senior living complex on Long Island | Flipboard

Local news coverage
Video content [ more ]
Flipboard
4 months ago
NYC politics

Long Island deadly police shooting | Flipboard

Local news reporting
Video content [ more ]
morevideo-content
www.berkeleyside.org
4 months ago
East Bay food

Berkley Wire

Berkeley pier used to have an auto ferry to San Francisco until 1937
Various local news stories and events in Berkeley [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Media industry

Local news in the UK is in deep trouble. But this band of radicals could change everything | Jonathan Heawood

Local news in the UK has been in decline, with many areas lacking adequate journalism.
A new generation of independent news providers is emerging, reimagining local news and involving the community in the process. [ more ]
#nonprofit-news
Nieman Lab
5 months ago
Media industry

Patterns in philanthropy leave small newsrooms behind. Can that change?

Nonprofit news outlets, particularly small and local ones, face challenges in fundraising for their operations.
Foundation funding tends to disproportionately benefit larger organizations, leaving smaller outlets at a disadvantage. [ more ]
Nieman Lab
5 months ago
Media industry

Many small news nonprofits feel overlooked by funders. A new coalition is giving them a voice

The Athens County Independent is a nonprofit news outlet that rose from the ashes of the editor being fired from The Athens News.
The Independent covers both local news topics that affect residents' day-to-day lives and acts as a watchdog for local institutions. [ more ]
Nieman Lab
5 months ago
Media industry

Patterns in philanthropy leave small newsrooms behind. Can that change?

Nonprofit news outlets, particularly small and local ones, face challenges in fundraising for their operations.
Foundation funding tends to disproportionately benefit larger organizations, leaving smaller outlets at a disadvantage. [ more ]
Nieman Lab
5 months ago
Media industry

Many small news nonprofits feel overlooked by funders. A new coalition is giving them a voice

The Athens County Independent is a nonprofit news outlet that rose from the ashes of the editor being fired from The Athens News.
The Independent covers both local news topics that affect residents' day-to-day lives and acts as a watchdog for local institutions. [ more ]
morenonprofit-news
Nieman Lab
5 months ago
Media industry

City Cast, a local news podcast network, is still expanding three years in

Podcasting in 2019 had unrealized potential in local news.
City Cast is a network of local podcasts and newsletters in cities across the U.S. [ more ]
San Jose Inside
5 months ago
Media industry

'Journalism Preservation Bill' Gives CA Newsrooms Leverage Over Big Tech

Local news has been decimated, with tech giants siphoning off revenue from news publishers.
California's Journalism Preservation Act aims to rein in Big Tech's power and establish a fairer negotiation process. [ more ]
Nieman Lab
6 months ago
Media industry

Journalism outside urban areas thrives

Local news sources in the American heartland will be founded, run, and staffed by people from the heartland
Nonprofit newsrooms in economically depressed communities need support to survive and succeed [ more ]
SFGATE
7 months ago
SF parents

SFGATE: San Francisco Bay Area News, Sports, Culture, Travel, Food and Drink

The article discusses the diverse topics covered by the local news source in the San Francisco Bay Area.
It mentions that the news source covers sports, culture, weather, food and drink, politics, real estate, and outdoor destinations like Lake Tahoe and California Parks. [ more ]
#local news
Nieman Lab
7 months ago
Media industry

Local news' library moment

The number of municipal public libraries in the U.S. has increased from 422 in 1875 to over 9,000 in 2023.
Public libraries have become popular and innovative institutions that play a crucial role in meeting civic news and information needs. [ more ]
Eater SF
7 months ago
SF food

The Mission's Rosamunde Sausage Grill Enters Its Comeback Era

The Rosamunde Sausage Grill is reopening after initially closing permanently, with new owners taking over.
Two poultry farms in Petaluma had to euthanize over 250,000 birds due to an outbreak of avian flu. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
7 months ago
Media industry

BBC now a threat to all local newspapers

Local newspaper editors are concerned about the BBC's expansion into local news, seeing it as a threat to independent journalism.
The BBC's plans to strengthen local online news provision could put existing news jobs at risk. [ more ]
Nieman Lab
7 months ago
Media industry

Newsonomics: Forget the link tax. Focus on one key metric to "save local news"

The Canadian government and Google have reached an agreement that exempts Google from the Online News Act and allows it to continue linking to Canadian news online.
The agreement may signal the end of the link tax idea in North American politics.
The fate of California's proposed link tax legislation may have a significant impact on the local news landscape in the U.S. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
Media industry

Opinion | A Powerful Tool for Fighting Corruption Is Going Extinct

Local news plays a crucial role in building community and democracy.
The decline of local news is contributing to polarization and political confusion. [ more ]
Boston.com
7 months ago
Boston

Did you follow the local news this week? Take our Greater Boston news quiz.

1. Boston.com's news quiz tests your knowledge of local news in Greater Boston.
2. The quiz covers various topics, including visits from public figures, pop culture sightings, and news about local bands. [ more ]
Nieman Lab
7 months ago
Media industry

Local news' library moment

The number of municipal public libraries in the U.S. has increased from 422 in 1875 to over 9,000 in 2023.
Public libraries have become popular and innovative institutions that play a crucial role in meeting civic news and information needs. [ more ]
Eater SF
7 months ago
SF food

The Mission's Rosamunde Sausage Grill Enters Its Comeback Era

The Rosamunde Sausage Grill is reopening after initially closing permanently, with new owners taking over.
Two poultry farms in Petaluma had to euthanize over 250,000 birds due to an outbreak of avian flu. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
7 months ago
Media industry

BBC now a threat to all local newspapers

Local newspaper editors are concerned about the BBC's expansion into local news, seeing it as a threat to independent journalism.
The BBC's plans to strengthen local online news provision could put existing news jobs at risk. [ more ]
Nieman Lab
7 months ago
Media industry

Newsonomics: Forget the link tax. Focus on one key metric to "save local news"

The Canadian government and Google have reached an agreement that exempts Google from the Online News Act and allows it to continue linking to Canadian news online.
The agreement may signal the end of the link tax idea in North American politics.
The fate of California's proposed link tax legislation may have a significant impact on the local news landscape in the U.S. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
Media industry

Opinion | A Powerful Tool for Fighting Corruption Is Going Extinct

Local news plays a crucial role in building community and democracy.
The decline of local news is contributing to polarization and political confusion. [ more ]
Boston.com
7 months ago
Boston

Did you follow the local news this week? Take our Greater Boston news quiz.

1. Boston.com's news quiz tests your knowledge of local news in Greater Boston.
2. The quiz covers various topics, including visits from public figures, pop culture sightings, and news about local bands. [ more ]
morelocal news
Truthout
1 month ago
Media industry

79 Percent of Americans Worry About Misinformation Ahead of Elections

The majority of Americans across all political views are concerned about disinformation spread by Big Tech.
Local news outlets have suffered significant revenue loss, leading to closures, as social media platforms dominate news consumption.
AI programs like ChatGPT are increasingly used for news consumption, despite being controversial and often incorrect. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Free Bird! Bay Ridgeites rescue parrot trapped in smoke shop for three months * Brooklyn Paper

Neighbors in Bay Ridge rescued a parrot left alone in a smoke shop for three months after it was closed down for illegal activities. [ more ]
Ars Technica
1 month ago
Canada news

Canada demands 5% of revenue from Netflix, Spotify, and other streamers

Canada has mandated a 5% revenue contribution from large online streaming services to support local news and home-grown Canadian content. [ more ]
#emergency-response
Boston.com
1 month ago
Cars

Essex teen dead after fiery crash

A 19-year-old from Essex died in a car crash by hitting a tree on Route 202 in Pelham. [ more ]
Boston.com
2 weeks ago
Boston

Seven injured, 3 hospitalized when porch collapses in Roxbury

A porch collapse in Roxbury injures seven people, with three needing hospitalization after a 4x10 foot section fell 12 feet to the second floor. [ more ]
Boston.com
1 month ago
Cars

Essex teen dead after fiery crash

A 19-year-old from Essex died in a car crash by hitting a tree on Route 202 in Pelham. [ more ]
Boston.com
2 weeks ago
Boston

Seven injured, 3 hospitalized when porch collapses in Roxbury

A porch collapse in Roxbury injures seven people, with three needing hospitalization after a 4x10 foot section fell 12 feet to the second floor. [ more ]
moreemergency-response
Washingtonian - The website that Washington lives by.
1 week ago
Media industry

Here's Why the Washington Post Ended the Capital Weather Gang's Newsletter - Washingtonian

Post Local newsletter replaces several Washington Post newsletters. [ more ]
Nieman Lab
2 weeks ago
Media industry

Triangle Blog Blog aims for a sweet spot between local news and progressive politics

Local news sources in Carrboro offer a variety of information about the town, ranging from small-town events to hard-hitting news. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 weeks ago
Media industry

Deluge of fake news websites threatens to drown out truth during US election

Political groups use fake news sites to influence 2024 election [ more ]
www.amny.com
3 weeks ago
Black Lives Matter

Thief grabs more than $600K in bling from Midtown jewelry store

The bold bandit who broke into a high-end Midtown jewelry store and stole over $650,000 worth of jewelry items remains at large. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
4 weeks ago
San Francisco

Job opening: Producer

ABC7's KGO-TV focuses on providing solution-based news and resources for the San Francisco Bay Area. [ more ]
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