A Great Set of Links


Monday, October 5th, 2009

David Shedden of Poynter kills two new-media birds with one stone, exploring the upward trend of non-profit journalism by utilizing a Google RSS feed. Impressive:

The Road to Non-Profit (Audio)
Bob Garfield’s Interview with Jim Barnett, On the Media, Aug. 21, 2009

Nonprofit Globe No Easy Fix
Jay Fitzgerald, Boston Herald, Aug. 3, 2009

Nonprofits See a Revenue Model: Universities
David Westphal, Communication Leadership Blog, Jul. 23, 2009

Open for Business
If you want readers to buy news, what exactly will you sell? The case for a free/paid hybrid
Michael Shapiro, CJR, July/August 2009

One Newspaper, Many Checkbooks
Clark Hoyt, New York Times, Jul. 18, 2009

New York Times Considers Foundation Funding for News
Bill Mitchell, NewsPay, Poynter, Jul. 17, 2009

Déjà Vu Not: Washington Post, Kaiser in Promising New Venture
Bill Mitchell, NewsPay, Poynter, Jul. 8, 2009

Nonprofit news organizations form network but bring different priorities
Lois Beckett, Nieman Journalism Lab, Jul. 7, 2009

The low-profit newspaper route
James T. Hamilton, The News & Observer, Jul. 6, 2009

CCLP Report Details Growing Philanthropic Support for Journalism
Geoffrey Baum, Communication Leadership Blog, Jul. 3, 2009
(See also: Philanthropic Foundations: Growing Funders of the News
David Westphal, Center on Communication Leadership and Policy, Jul. 2009)

The Pocantico Declaration: Creating a Nonprofit Investigative News Network
Building an Investigative News Network Conference, Jul. 1, 2009
(See also: Center Joins New Nonprofit Investigative News Network
Center for Public Integrity, Jul. 2, 2009)

Getting It for Free: When Foundations Provide the News on Health
Maralee Schwartz, Shorenstein Center, Jun. 2009

A nonprofit newspaper in San Juan could be part of new trend
Frances Robles, Miami Herald, Jun. 27, 2009

Group Explores National Investigative Reporting Network
David Westphal, NewsPay, Jun. 29, 2009

Will Philanthropy And Media Team Up To Create An Investigative-News Network?
David Kaplan, paidContent, Jun. 25, 2009

A.P. in Deal to Deliver Nonprofits’ Journalism
Richard Perez-Pena, New York Times Jun. 13, 2009

New Media Makers Toolkit
J-Lab: The Institute for Interactive Journalism,
Knight Citizen News Network, June 2, 2009
(See also: Funding Database and Report)

Kaiser Family Foundation Launches New Non-Profit Health Policy News Service
Kaiser Family Foundation, June 1, 2009

Duke Nonprofit Media Conference
Sanford Institute of Public Policy, May 4-5, 2009
(See also: The Road Ahead for Media Hybrids)

Bullish: Investigative reporting nonprofits
David Westphal, Communication Leadership Blog, May 12, 2009

Non-For-Profit Isn’t A Business Model For Newspapers
Lauren Rich Fine, paidContent.org, May 7, 2009

Senate Hearing Weighs Newspapers as Nonprofits
Bill Mitchell, NewsPay, Poynter, May 6, 2009

A Nonprofit Times?
Steve Coll, Think Tank/The New Yorker, Apr. 27, 2009
(See also: A Nonprofit Model for The New York Times?
Penelope Muse Abernathy, Duke Nonprofit Media Conference, May 2009)

Spare change for news
Katharine Mieszkowski, Salon, Apr. 13, 2009

News University Course: Reporting on Nonprofits
Suzanne Coffman and Chuck McLean, Poynter/GuideStar, Apr. 2009

A Plan to Save Our Free Press
Benjamin L. Cardin, The Washington Post, Apr. 3, 2009

Huffington Post Investigative Team a Nonprofit Model in the Making
Bill Mitchell, NewsPay, Poynter, Apr. 2, 2009

Newspapers as non-profits? Tax savings but some big downsides
David Westphal, Communication Leadership & Policy, Mar. 27, 2009

Nonprofit Newspaper Bill: No Help for Web-Only Operations
Steve Myers, Poynter, Mar. 26, 2009

A Morning-After Take on the Nonprofit Newspaper Bill
Rick Edmonds, The Biz Blog, Poynter, Mar. 25, 2009

Analysis of the Newspaper Revitalization Act
Robert G. Picard, The Media Business, Mar. 25, 2009

Editors Give Cardin Nonprofit Newspaper Proposal Mixed Reviews
Maren Wright, Southern Maryland Online, Mar. 24, 2009

Senator Cardin Introduces Bill that Would Allow American Newspapers to Operate as Non-Profits
Press Release of Senator Cardin, Mar. 24, 2009
(See also: full text of the Newspaper Revitalization bill)

Definition of Nonprofit Organization
Citizen Media Law Project, Berkman Center, Harvard University

Maryland Senator Introduces Bill Allowing Newspapers to Become Nonprofits
Rick Edmonds, Poynter, Mar. 24, 2009

Businessmen Offer Help to Turn SF Chronicle Into Nonprofit
Julie Moos, Poynter, Mar. 22, 2009

It’s Time for Newspapers to Become Nonprofit Organizations
Vince Stehle, The Chronicle of Philanthropy/GFEM Mar. 12, 2009

San Francisco Chronicle: Who Would Fund America’s Largest Nonprofit Newspaper?
Ryan Tate, Valleyway, Gawker.com, Mar 10, 2009

Nonprofit Status More Tool than Solution for Mother Jones
Bill Mitchell, NewsPay, Poynter, Mar. 7, 2009

Mother Jones Tests Nonprofit Model in Race to Survive the Recession
Tim Arango, The New York Times, Mar. 6, 2009

Decline in Newspapers Renews Idea of Nonprofits
John Christoffersen, Associated Press / StarTribune.com, Mar. 2, 2009

A Nonprofit Panacea For Newspapers? Part Two (Part One) (Audio)
David Folkenflik, NPR, Feb. 6, 2009

ProPublica: could the non-profit model be the saviour of the newspaper industry?
Emma Heald, Editors Weblog, Feb. 6, 2009

Nonprofit Newspapers (Part Two)
Steve Coll, Think Tank: Online Only: The New Yorker, Jan. 28, 2009

Non-profit Endowments as a Future for News
Bill Mitchell, NewsPay, Poynter, Jan. 28, 2009

News You Can Endow
By David Swensen and Michael Schmidt, The New York Times, Jan. 27, 2009

Sure, Newspapers Could Just Die A Painful Death; But Here’s Another Option
Lauren Rich Fine, paidContent.org, Dec. 4, 2008

Bill Baker: Is there a nonprofit future for American journalism?
Edward J. Delaney, Nieman Journalism Lab, Dec. 2, 2008

The Nightly News, Not-For-Profit
Gilbert Cruz, Time, Jul. 9, 2008

Non-profit Groups Financing Independent Journalism
PBS Online NewsHour, June 24, 2008

MinnPost: Nonprofit News Site Reaches Six Months
Rick Edmonds, The Biz Blog, Poynter, May 8, 2008

Seeking New Ways to Nurture the Capacity to Report
Charles Lewis, Nieman Reports, Spring 2008

New Sources of Funding, New Sources of Reporting
Gilbert Cranberg, Nieman Reports, Spring 2008

Going Online With Watchdog Journalism
Paul E. Steiger, Nieman Reports, Spring 2008

Watchdog Reporting: Exploring Its Myth
Florence Graves, Nieman Reports, Spring 2008

Understanding the Value of Investigative Reporting
Bill Buzenberg, Nieman Reports, Spring 2008

When a Few Dollars Make a Big Difference
John Hyde, Nieman Reports, Spring 2008

Fund for Investigative Journalism: Practices and Policies
John Hyde, Nieman Reports, Spring 2008

Seeking Support for Investigative Projects
Rachel Schaff, Nieman Reports, Spring 2008

Good Journalism Can Be Good Business
Daniel Brogan, Nieman Reports, Spring 2008

Nonprofit News
Carol Guensburg, AJR, Feb./Mar. 2008

Nonprofit Journalism on the Rise
Randy Dotinga, Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 12, 2008

Nonprofit News Hounds: Philanthropists pay to start journalism ventures
Suzanne Perry, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Nov. 1, 2007

The Nonprofit Road: It’s Paved Not with Gold, but with Good Journalism
Charles Lewis, CJR, Sep.- Oct. 2007

The Growing Importance of Nonprofit Journalism
Charles Lewis, Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy, 2007

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