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Curated resources and articles to help you create more impactful relationships with your community

Four things journalists can do to rebuild trust with the public


Two US academics summarise the four things news organisations can put into place to help them repeatedly earn trust with their community

Posted by Kathryn on 5 November 2018

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Coping, not coding - social infrastructure in an algorithmic world


Rachel Coldicutt, CEO of UK technology think tank Dot Everyone, uses this three-part essay to at the way technological innovation has provided plenty of fresh opportunities but isn't always catering for user's needs. 

Posted by Ben on 5 November 2018

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Here’s how you can put membership into practice


Rob Wijnberg, founder of De Correspondent, explains why news isn't at the heart of what they do and how the role of a correspondent differs greatly from at other organisations.

Posted by Madalina on 5 November 2018

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What two Danish researchers found in a yearlong quest for journalism innovation


Two Danish academics went to on a worldwide tour to 54 newsrooms in nine countries to find organisations taking their journalism in a more engaging, cooperative and community-oriented direction

Posted by Ben on 5 November 2018

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A local French site reaching new audiences through events


Rue89 Strasbourg, a local news site founded in 2012 that focuses Strasbourg in France, organises five types of events to deepen its relationship with readers and subscribers.

Posted by Madalina on 5 November 2018

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Business Models for Local News: A Field Scan


The Shorenstein Center on Media worked with Harvard Kennedy School and the Lenfest Institute for Journalism to work out how best to support people working in communities across the US to find new business models and facilitate change

Posted by Ben on 5 November 2018

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