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Attempting a meta-network for local news, Facebook announces community-building grantees

“In its latest quest to build community, Facebook is trying to develop a meta-community for local news publishers to then, you know, build that community.”

STIRR Reports One Million Downloads

“STIRR, a free, ad-supported linear channel streaming service with access to live local news, fan-favorite TV shows and digital-first content brands in the U.S., has reached one million app downloads six months after its launch.”

We wrote about this new streaming service in February — we called it “Turning the Newsroom Into a “Content Room.”

70 Years of ABC7: See the 1960s Bay Area through the lens of local TV

“It was a time of innovation, transition, protest and change. Here’s a look at the Bay Area in the 1960s through the lens of local news in honor of ABC7’s 70th anniversary.”

Andrea Mitchell News & Documentary Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree

“Andrea Mitchell’s ground-breaking career has earned the respect of journalists around the world who aspire to match her standard of excellence,” said Adam Sharp, President and CEO, NATAS.