In 2020, Arizona-based newsroom This Is Tucson launched an evergreen newsletter course aimed at Tucson’s newcomers. This is how it went.
The COVID-19 pandemic upended practically everything, and the News Revenue Hub, like most businesses, had to quickly adapt.
Last week, the Google News Initiative (GNI) officially launched the GNI Digital Growth Program to help small and medium-sized news organizations develop sustainable businesses online.
This week, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced the twenty-four recipients of its Sustainable Publishing Solutions Grant.
About a year ago, in June 2019, we published our first study of how newsrooms interact with WordPress, the open-source content management system (CMS) that’s widely used by small-to-medium sized publishers. The purpose of the study was to understand the typical newsroom workflow; the tools with which WordPress interacts; the user journey of both editorial […]
Readers have given more than $3.8 million to support Hub newsrooms’ crisis reporting
The News Revenue Hub is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping digital news outlets develop sustainable business models. And when it comes to newsroom sustainability, cultivating audience and loyalty is paramount—as is cultivating a team of experts to do that important work. That’s why the Hub partnered with the Google News Initiative to create the […]
Email newsletters can be a powerful tool. Effective newsletters can help news organizations reach new audiences, deepen engagement, and build loyal relationships—all things that the Google News Initiative Audience Lab is focused on. The GNI Audience Lab, a partnership between the News Revenue Hub and the Google News Initiative, has wrapped up assessments for seven […]
As we kick off 2020 and look back at last year, it’s starting to sink in: 2019 was a year of immense growth for the News Revenue Hub and our newsroom partners. “When you’re in the thick of things working with nearly 50 newsrooms, launching new services and participating in big sector-wide projects, it’s hard […]
Last month, we announced the Google News Initiative Audience Lab, a pilot project at the News Revenue Hub dedicated to helping clients grow and enhance their audiences. In that intro post, we laid out the type of work the Lab is doing as it seeks to help publishers grow and enhance their audiences. Now we […]