AI is impacting the local news environment at a rapid speed. It's not just about content, it's also changing the way sales and operations will be run. Jeremy Gilbert, professor and Knight Chair in Digital Media Strategy at Medill, Northwestern University, will delve into the ways AI is transforming the landscape of local news media, from content creation to audience engagement. LEARN MORE and REGISTER before rates increase March 2.
The local news crisis in the U.S. is deepening, with profound implications for communities, their inhabitants and ultimately the health of our democracy. Through data, maps, charts, analysis and predictive modeling, this report provides a detailed look at the state of local news today, both the risks that lie ahead and causes for optimism.
The ailing local news industry in Illinois would receive compensation from Big Tech companies and benefit from state tax incentives and a new journalism scholarship program under sweeping legislation introduced in the General Assembly this month.
Today, a statewide group of local news organizations, comprising over 100 local newspapers in New York, launched The Empire State Local News Coalition, a joint advocacy effort to advance a legislative package that would deliver long-term sustainability to the sector.