Follow live today: LION Summit of local indie online news publishers
Can't make it to Chicago for the LION Publishers 2015 Summit? Follow livestreamed portions of the conference, our blog about
Can't make it to Chicago for the LION Publishers 2015 Summit today? You can still follow the program online and join the conversation about it on Twitter.
You can follow attendees' live group note-taking on conference presentations here.
Stories on various speakers, panel discussions and breakout sessions will also be posted throughout the day on the LION conference blog.
This is the largest-ever gathering of local indie online news publishers that LION has organized, with more than 100 represented from 30 different U.S. states.
Today's schedule includes presentations and discussions on revenue and sustainability for both nonprofit and for-profit onlline local news organizations, legal issues facing online news sites, preserving digital archives, lessons learned from publishers who've shut down or left the business, crowdfunding, membership programs, reaching under-served communities, advertising sales in small organizations, public service and investigative reporting in small organizations and how to avoid burnout.
How to measure and market your impact featuring Angie Cirone and Anjanette Delgado
A LION conversation about telling your newsroom’s story, hosted by Outlier Media executive director Candice Fortman.
3 fundraising myths that could be holding your news business back
How measuring and marketing your impact can help you make the most of fundraising season, even as a for–profit publisher.
Rebekah Monson named LION Publishers Board Chair
A new vice chair and treasurer were also elected at the board’s annual meeting.