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Data from a dangerous year in journalism and why Facebook is paying $5 million to local journalists in a newsletter push.

Image courtesy: Newsy and Report for America
Image courtesy: Newsy and Report for America

2021 Newsrooms by the Numbers: Data From a Dangerous Year in Journalism

Every year, RTDNA releases data from a survey of broadcast newsrooms from across the country. Our research team wanted to understand how repeated, targeted acts of violence have impacted newsrooms across the country. The responses were alarming.

New Poll Shows Local TV More Trustworthy Than Social Media for News

While 32% of young Americans polled by The Institute of Politics at Harvard say they never trust the media, they do say they trust local TV news more than social media and Wall Street.

How local TV stations plan to remain relevant as viewers shift to streaming

Broadcast station groups need to plan for a streaming era world where retransmission fee growth eventually declines.

Report for America fights crisis in local news, expands into 200-plus newsrooms with 300 journalists

Report for America announced the placements of some 300 journalists for its 2021 reporting corps, including a number of corps members returning for a second or third year.

Facebook to pay $5 mln to local journalists in newsletter push

The move is part of Facebook’s answer to the trend of email newsletters as it focuses on reporters “who are often the lone voice covering a given community.”