• 2012 is history: What do we know now?

    Journalism Accelerator 2012
    2012 is history: What do we know now?
    January 10, 2013

    In early 2012, just about a year ago, we invited a half-dozen people with a range of unique roles in the news production mix, to identify the most crucial challenges facing publishers at that moment in time.
  • Defining your exit strategy to build a legacy

    Defining your exit strategy to build a legacy
    November 26, 2012

    It felt odd to consider “exit strategy” at the recent Community Journalism Executive Training program (CJET), which brought nearly three dozen news organizations to Los Angeles for two days of intense, hands-on work developing specific business strategies.
  • Value of journalism may lie in the art of listening

    Value of journalism may lie in the art of listening
    May 1, 2012

    What value do journalists bring to the news? Boiled down, that’s the question that newspapers, independent news publishers, journalism schools and individual reporters have been contemplating for the last decade.
  • Meet Janet Coats

    Meet Janet Coats
    October 4, 2011

    When Janet Coats worked as vice president of multimedia operations of Media General’s Tampa Tribune and WFLA-TV, she had to deal with the grim reality of cost-cutting to cope with the recession and a steep drop in advertising revenues.
  • Block by Block: Imagining the sequel(s)

    Block by Block: Imagining the sequel(s)
    September 29, 2010

    The online community news leaders and their shared passion for local news was the most impressive part of Block by Block: Community News Summit 2010. More impressive — and challenging — is where local editors and publishers take it from here.