Resources Index

Journalism Accelerator Featured Links: July 19 – August 12, 2011

Ecosystem impact: the Patch Effect continued
Common themes from ten local site operators across the US – east, west and middle – present a first hand perspective of the news ecology with a Patch site operating as part of their community media mix.

New Pew Report: Assessing a New Landscape in Journalism
Pew’s report offers an early analysis of journalism’s green shoots sprouting up across the nation as nonprofit news.

State of the Fourth Estate: Economist Future of News Series
The Economist presents a rich bundle of perspective on the business of news past, future and present.

The Knight Foundation Shares What They’re Learning
Knight’s beta site is rich with research, reflection and reports from the field of news on innovation and experiments underway.

Re-Imagining Journalism: Local News for a Networked World
Mike Fancher’s new policy paper, commissioned by the Knight Foundation, outlines five critical ingredients to support local journalism.

Engagement Survey from Joy Mayer Delivers New Insights
Highlights from Joy’s phone survey where 529 editors of daily community newspapers talk engagement.

Linking Audiences to News: A Network Analysis of Chicago Websites
Links to the report put into context by Michele McLellan; a helpful summary of findings and suggestions for publishers to consider.

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