“This is one of the best things that has happened to local news in Colorado in the past 10 years. It's exciting and inspiring to work with people -- real people, not just journalists -- who are focused how to strengthen the journalism ecosystem.”
At the heart of the Journalist’s Roundtable event was an opportunity for local and national practice and funding partners to brainstorm with local journalists over how to implement four major initiatives CMP is considering or committed to for the current year.
Today’s news that Denverite, a beloved three-year-old digital news organization, is becoming part of Colorado Public Radio — which has been acting on big plans to expand its news staff — injects a new spirit of optimism into the local news conversation in Colorado. We talked to Kevin Dale, CPR’s executive editor, and Dave Burdick, Denverite’s founder and editor, about what this change means for both organizations, their loyal listeners and readers, and Colorado’s local news ecosystem.
A partnership of local and national funders is bringing powerhouse health news coverage to Colorado.
At Knight Media Forum, funders and media leaders talked about how to strengthen local journalism. Here are some highlights. Check out more conversation at #infoneeds on Twitter.