Transforming Local Journalism: A Guide to Next-Generation Approaches to Rebuild Capacity (RSVP Encouraged)

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If a community wants to protect or rebuild its local news ecosystem, what does the journey to that destination look like? Which markers and connections along the way are critical to reversing the steady decline in reporting capacity and reinventing the field? Leveraging existing resources, centering on collaboration, integrating technology, focusing on sustainability and embracing market transformation are all important and interconnected pathways towards that goal.


LaSharah Bunting
CEO and Executive Director, Online News Association

Alma Martinez
Executive Director, Central Valley Journalism Collaborative
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Kinsey Wilson
Founder & Head, Newspack
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Manami Kano
Journalism Strategist and Philanthropic Advisor, Kano Advising

Robert Moore
Founder and CEO, El Paso Matters
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Joaquin Alvarado
Co-Founder, Executive Producer + Strategy, Studiotobe

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