Innovation in Focus is a series exploring emerging technology and methods of storytelling for newsrooms worldwide. We interview experts, test tools and provide our findings on a different topic each month.

Whether you're a one-man band or a large metro, this series will help you take the next step in innovative journalism. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Most recent story

Crowdfunded campaigns help radio station grow audience and revenue for digital site
August 7, 2019

A crowdfunded campaign last year helped KPCC (89.3), a radio station in Los Angeles, breathe new life into a shutdown community website dedicated to social, entertainment and local news.

This summer Innovation in Focus is exploring news organizations that function through new, emerging or unique revenue models. 

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  • Video as revenue: Start with listening

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    Video as revenue: Start with listening
    July 11, 2019

    Red Clay Media shares how they’ve conquered what many newsrooms are still struggling with — making money with video content.
  • The Tyler Loop: Growing membership with events and newsletters

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    The Tyler Loop: Growing membership with events and newsletters
    July 1, 2019

    In a small town with slightly more than 100,000 people, known for its annual rose festival, news site, The Tyler Loop, is growing a membership model with events and a newsletter to collaborate, not compete with other local news organizations.
  • Delivering news onto a digital porch

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    Delivering news onto a digital porch
    June 17, 2019

    The Colorado Sun shares their multiple revenue streams, lessons learned and where they're headed next.
  • A revenue reminder to start the summer

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    A revenue reminder to start the summer
    June 10, 2019

    This summer, the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute’s Innovation In Focus web series will take a look at the startup and growing pains of a handful of news organizations’ new efforts to raise revenue.
  • AMP Stories: Tips and Tools

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    AMP Stories: Tips and Tools
    May 13, 2019

    Our tips to help you dive into building AMP stories