If You Build It, Will They Come?
The News Revenue Hub and the Shorenstein Center at the Harvard Kennedy School Release a Playbook for How to Launch a Local, Nonprofit News Outlet
There’s good news for those of you itching to launch your own local nonprofit news outlet. Recently, the Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, in partnership with the News Revenue Hub, released a playbook for doing just that — from fine-tuning your vision to identifying your audience and diversifying revenue streams. Building on the Hub’s experience with news organizations, industry groups, and researchers across the country, the playbook is designed to provide emerging journalism ventures with the strategies they need to get started. (Shorenstein Center)