Category Archives: Networked Journalism

Funders and publishers explore the question: What does ‘sustainability’ really mean?

By Janet Coats In December, The Patterson Foundation and the Investigative News Network invited representatives from national foundations that have been supporting independent and non-profit journalism to participate in a February conversation about financial sustainability for journalism’s startups. The idea … Continue reading

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Local advertisers, audience tune into verticals at Sacramento Connect

Sacramento Connect — the partnership between the Sacramento Bee and 190 indie sites  — is holding its own and poised to grow more revenue. It does this by using vertical channels and a Meebo toolbar to connect local advertisers with readers. Any indie news … Continue reading

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Will 2012 be the Year of the Prosperous Publisher?

Block by block founder Michele McLellan put her finger on a cultural challenge many journalists face when starting an independent news site. “A journalist starts, throws herself into the journalism, and thinks if it’s great work, the money will follow,” … Continue reading

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Open communication is juice that runs networked journalism

A peek under the hood of  two Networked Journalism projects reveals inklings toward the future.  First, the legacy and indie newsrooms are satisfied with the “journalism” sum created by the partnerships and agree that it is greater than its parts.  … Continue reading

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