Journalists selected for Leadership Academy for Diversity in Digital Media

In partnership with The Washington Post, the Poynter Institute has announced the journalists selected for its fourth annual Leadership Academy for Diversity in Digital Media. The 30 journalists who emerged from over 120 applicants are pioneers in digital media who have demonstrated an aptitude for leadership through current projects and references. “The journalists we chose for this […]

How about giving every American $50 to donate to their favorite news outlet?

Yet another life raft is being floated to salvage the floundering media industry. It’s a novel one at that.  The Poynter Institute reports on an academics’ proposal to give every American $50 to donate to news organizations.  It comes in the form of a white paper from a group of seven well-credentialed academics, led by […]

Demise of on-line magazine Pacific Standard rocks journalism world

The sudden death of Pacific Standard, a decade-old Santa Barbara-based online magazine covering environmental science, social justice, economics policy, official corruption and other substantive issues, has hit the journalism community especially hard. The small but dedicated staff of 16 journalists were sent packing this month.  Pacific Standard debuted in 2008 as the Miller-McCune Report, named after […]