Information inequity in the Chronicle of Philanthropy

Fixing Journalism’s Ability to Promote Civic Good Should Be the Focus of Philanthropic Giving Low-income people, mulitracial neighborhoods, and others are losing access to the news they need to improve their communities. By Josh Wilson, Chronicle of Philanthropy, November 2017 Continue reading Information inequity in the Chronicle of Philanthropy

Small Independent News Outlets have Outsized Impact

By Jo Ellen Kaiser, The Media Consortium Google, Facebook and Twitter were hauled in front of Congress last week to explain how Russian bots were able to spread fake news on their platforms. The concern—and a very real one–is that Continue reading Small Independent News Outlets have Outsized Impact

Summer 2017 U.S. Information Ecosystem Forecast

Climate: Florid, feverish, rife with allegations, and simmering with partisan resentment, all of which adds up to lots of clicks and brisk business for outrage-chasing mass media. Health advisory: Incitement and intolerance flourish in this hot, humid environment like malarial Continue reading Summer 2017 U.S. Information Ecosystem Forecast