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Today at JLF: Nonprofit Journalism In the Spotlight

Join us today at Noon at JLF. As the number of traditional media outlets have declined for economic reasons, some gaps in coverage increasingly are being filled by nonprofit groups. Many of them are staffed by journalists with “mainstream” experience. These outlets are gaining public credibility — as shown by Carolina Journal’s recent wins in the N.C. Press Association’s annual awardscontest — but face many of the same economic challenges as for-profit newspapers. Carolina Journal Editor-in-Chief Rick Henderson will discuss these issues, along with concerns how media organizations backed by donors rather than advertisers and subscribers can win the public’s trust. Save your seat.

Donna Martinez / VP of Marketing and Communications

Donna came to the John Locke Foundation in January 2003 after freelance writing for Carolina Journal and contributing to projects for the North Carolina Education Alliance. He...

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