Introducing Project Oasis: A deep dive into the fast-growing world of independent news startups
There are more than 700 independent local news startups in the U.S. and Canada, and…
Nonprofit or for-profit — which model is right for your news organization?
Nonprofit and for-profit news startups in the U.S. often have more similarities than differences.
7 replicable revenue and tech ideas for small news sites
As an association, our main role at LION Publishers is to support our members in building financially…
What makes a great GNI Startups Lab boot camp application? Let’s dig in.
How you can increase your chances of getting accepted, and what we’re looking for in…
Three things to do right now to strengthen your local news business during the coronavirus pandemic
LION Publishers, an association for local news startups, supports more than 200 independent local news…
Introducing Project Oasis: A guide to help founders launch sustainable local news businesses
The need for good, accurate information for local communities has never been more clear. LION Publishers…
18 journalism work-from-home tips from the LION Publishers community
The job of a Local Independent Online News Publisher is often a work-from-home one.
Committee to Project Journalists now monitoring North America for threats against news media
The Committee to Project Journalists is now monitoring North America for the first time for violence against journalists as well as threats, intimidation, a lack of response to any of the above from law enforcement, and other access-related problems, according to CPJ’s Avi Asher Schapiro and Stephanie Sugars.
Local online news publishers offer advice on hiring, managing, paying advertising sales reps
Hiring an outside advertising sales rep can make a crucial difference in whether a local independent online news site reaches sustainability. Three veteran publishers offered advice on hiring, managing and paying advertising sales reps in a LION webinar Sept. 14.
LION webinar series tackles programmatic advertising, copyright, metrics and more
LION Publishers is offering a monthly webinar series that will tackle programmatic advertising for local independent online news sites, navigating legal issues surrounding copyright and fair use, managing website metrics, and localizing free content available from national news sites.
LION Webinar 13: Preserving Digital Archives
Are your story archives protected from a major server crash or other technology problem? And what happens to news archives crucial to the history of a community if a local online news site closes down?