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Sacramento Bee Launches Equity Lab

Following a summer of protests against racial injustice, the Sacramento Bee was inspired to launch an Equity Lab, which includes a team of community-funded journalists focused on serving communities neglected by the mainstream media. According to the Lab’s website, it operates with two pillars: producing accountability journalism that will elevate the stories that most affect the livelihood of residents, while “holding people and institutions accountable for fair practices..."
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Tampa Bay Times Investigation Makes Meaningful Impact

An 18-month Tampa Bay Times investigation recently exposed the lead dangers at a Florida factory owned by the Gopher Resource. At the factory, workers recycle about 50,000 old car batteries a day by extracting the lead, melting it in furnaces and reforging it into new blocks, according to the Times.

New Nonprofit is Keeping Idahoans Informed

The Idaho Capital Sun is the latest newsroom launched by States Newsroom, a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit that works to create a network of independent partner news sites. Led by Christina Lords, the former editor of the Idaho Statesman, the Capital Sun includes three reporters...

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Highlights Journalists in New Campaign

In April, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution launched its largest marketing campaign in years. Called Press On, the campaign focuses on the paper’s journalists and the importance of their work. The yearlong multimedia campaign will appear on digital and social media channels, as well as broadcast, print, and outdoors.

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Timmermans to Lead Reynolds Center for Business Journalism at Cronkite School

Jeffrey Timmermans, an accomplished business journalist and educator, has been named the Reynolds Chair in Business Journalism at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

The Morgan Messenger & Hancock News Name New Publisher, Managing Editor

The Morgan Messenger, now in its 128th year of publishing Morgan County news, and The Hancock News, now in its 108th year of publication in Hancock, Maryland, across the Potomac River, have named a new managing editor and publisher.

Gintautas Dumcius Rejoins Reporter as Paper's Managing Editor

Gintautas Dumcius, who began his career as a journalist at the Dorchester Reporter while a student at UMass Boston, returned to his roots this week: He is now the managing editor of the newspaper and its website.

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