These 270 independent news businesses are a bright spot in Canada’s local news ecosystem
LION has identified 270 publications in Canada that are independent, digitally dominant and serving a geographically-based community or single-subject topic.
LION is Hiring a Community Engagement Manager
Join LION to help foster an engaged membership community.
LION is Hiring a Membership Research Consultant (Canada)
This contractor will help LION better understand and serve our Canadian members.
LION is hiring a Marketing Manager!
This team member will refine our editorial and marketing strategy to help us reach more independent, local news businesses
Introducing a small business newsletter, specifically for digital news publishers
Here’s what we learned from our 2021 reader survey, and how we’re using it to shape what comes next.
Meet the 2021 LION Awards Finalists
We’re excited to announce the finalists for LION Publishers Local Journalism Awards.
Introducing the 24 news businesses in our second Google News Initiative Startups Boot Camp
We’ll help these teams launch publications that directly meet their audience’s needs, particularly in underserved communities
A former newspaper editor launched a news startup in a town of 5,000 people. It’s going better than even he expected.
“I can’t stress enough the relationships part of it. You have to get out there and get to know people.”
Newspapers are dying; long live local news
Digital newsrooms are having a moment — but they’re not “replacing” something. They’re creating something new, which could do more
A podcast for news entrepreneurs, featuring practical advice on launching and growing a news business
News Guest is now available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts…
The LION-Meta Revenue Growth Fellowship: Direct funding for members to hire revenue-generating roles
The program will commit $1,000,000 over two years to selected LION member organizations.