Recommended Reads for Journalists

A new HBO series about KPVM, devoting more time to climate coverage, and reconsidering how we report on crime.

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Climate coverage booms, but still pales compared to weather

Climate-focused news initiatives are pushing media outlets to devote more coverage to the way climate change impacts extreme weather events.

When the Local Paper Shrank, These Journalists Started an Alternative

An ambitious news site, The New Bedford Light, has sprung up in an old New England whaling town to fill a void in coverage.

Local TV Stations Take Newscasts National With Help From Streaming Partners

Services like VUit, Stirr and CBSN Local look for ways to attract a younger generation of viewers.

It’s time for journalism to break the cycle of crime reporting

The public good — rather than the public’s interest — should be a prevailing factor.

HBO Plans ‘Small Town News’ Documentary on Pahrump TV Station KPVM

The series look at life at a privately owned TV station in the small desert town of Pahrump, Nevada.

Research: Local news diversity reaches records, but representation gap shrinks slowly

For the fifth year in a row, representation of people of color in local TV news improved overall.