7 ‘Big Ideas’ from independent news publishers you can learn in 35 minutes
LION’s “One Big Idea” Lightning Talks on Nov. 16 will have something for everyone to draw inspiration from.
More journalism founders are building their businesses by putting community first
. Here’s what we’re seeing when publications engage their audience from Day One.
How Scalawag’s events are widening its membership funnel and leading to its next phase of growth
Cierra Hinton and Sarah Glen from Scalawag join our latest episode of News Guest.
How a news service for low-income immigrants earns revenue through civic partnerships
A Q&A with Madeleine Bair about El Tímpano’s fastest-growing revenue stream.
The Objective is scaling up this summer. It’s also taking a break.
“We want to be an example for the newsroom we’d like to see.”
How RANGE built a newsletter audience from scratch — and converted 9 percent of readers to paid members
In our latest episode of News Guest, Luke Baumgarten talks about the lessons he’s learned
How to start selling merchandise as an independent local news organization
Here’s how Block Club Chicago and Burb Media are earning serious revenue from merchandise sales.
How Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service built a racially diverse team that reflects the community it serves
In one of America’s most diverse cities, nearly 70 percent of MNNS’s paid staff members…
Chance the Snapper went viral, and Block Club Chicago raked in $100,000
In our new podcast, you’ll hear how a rare alligator sighting in west Chicago led…
Our 24 boot camp graduates have big ambitions — here’s how you can help
We introduced the Google News Initiative Startups Boot Camp in July to help two dozen journalism entrepreneurs develop their…
3 Ways the Nonprofit Newsroom PublicSource Is Becoming More Sustainable
The nonprofit newsroom PublicSource in Pittsburgh will turn ten years old next year — and there’s a…