MEDIA MATTERS: FROM OUR BLOG

Joining a global conversation “On Cities”

San Francisco State University’s Journalism Department is inviting its students to join in a global conversation about the future of life in cities on October 22, and it will all occur via the Internet. It’s a great opportunity for students to experience how to utilize technology to stimulate a global movement.

A big win for community journalism in Chicago

A groundbreaking Chicago experiment shows just how valuable it can be to foster journalism from the ground up. The project sparked high-quality coverage about important issues, and it opened up journalism to new voices and under-covered communities.

An “investment tip” for journalism funders

Psst! Wanna a hot tip? Journalism funders, this one’s for you because it is the story of "The Challenge Fund for Journalism," a seven-year effort that helped 53 nonprofit journalism groups learn to adapt to the plunging economy, strengthen their organizations and raise money.