Tuesday, July 7, 2009

The Biz: Nonprofits Hope to Fill Gap

Philanthropic foundations are stepping up to help address the crisis in journalism and especially critical reporting, according to a new report from the University of Southern California's Center on Communication Leadership and Policy. "The collapse of the traditional economic model has increased both the need for nonprofit journalism and also the receptivity toward it," says Geoffrey Cowan, dean emeritus of USC's j-school and director of its CCLP. Thanks to Bilbo for a tip about this study.
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