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Building resilience and creating innovative approaches for journalism to survive in the face of Internet shutdowns and censorship.
Exploring how local radio could use new technology to create podcasts that preserve the “town square” aspect of live call-in programs and ensure they are more inclusive.
Designing a journalism initiative that centers the needs of freelance Black, Latino, Asian, and Indigenous journalists to foster greater diversity in local reporting.
Exploring a new framework to improve the public conversation in polarized countries hostile to journalism.
Exploring how local news organizations can use video forensic reporting and open-source intelligence techniques to produce engaging accountability reporting.
Developing practical tools to help newsrooms follow best mental health practices and build empathic and inclusive work environments.
Developing new forms of storytelling for social change to empower independent media in Turkey.
Exploring ways to develop a true culture of belonging for journalists of color in public media newsrooms, which improves retention and advancement.
Exploring how data mining and artificial intelligence could help counter dangerous political rhetoric that threatens journalists and democracy.
Exploring ways to encourage journalism that gives attention to people who have less power and have been harmed by systemic racism and misogyny.
Working to meet the information needs of working-class communities of color in ways that empower them to participate in local civic life.
Developing a pilot program on the Ecuador-Colombia border to create journalism initiatives to combat disinformation in dangerous information deserts.
Finding ways to expand access to audio journalism and create a better user experience for people with hearing loss.
Exploring ways to empower smaller newsrooms serving diverse communities in California to use solutions-focused data reporting through training, highlighting resources for journalism and seeking strategies to sustain those efforts.