More Bad Newspaper News

Brier Dudley at The Seattle Times: A one-two punch this week is knocking out much of Oregon’s remaining local newspaper ownership. Two family-owned publishing companies announced Monday that they are selling or have sold nearly half the state’s newspapers. First...

Journalism Loses Swagger

Jack Shafer at Politico: The loss of journalistic swagger can be measured partly in numbers. A generation ago, the profession summoned cultural power from employing almost a half-million people in the newspaper business alone. Now, more than two-thirds of newspaper...

Local News Incubator

From the American Journalism Project: This summer, we announced the four teams participating in the American Journalism Project’s local news incubator, an 18-month program to support the buildout of new ideas to bring local news to communities. In July, we kicked off...