Collaborative journalism

The benefits of collaborating with ethnic media

Sitting at my breakfast table holding a copy of The New York Times, I was filled with jealousy. It was May 10, the newspaper published the first of its two-part 7,000-word investigative story about the exploitation of workers in New York's nail salons. The stories had a big impact including lawmakers tightening regulations on the industry. But to me, the main question was why hadn't the nail salon stories we wrote had that impact. Read More

Nonprofit news orgs see validation, new funding in Comcast-NBC merger

In approving the merger of Comcast and NBC Universal on Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission has endorsed, at least in principle, a proposal to forge new partnerships between at least four NBC TV stations around the country and local nonprofit news outlets. For the journalists working to build nonprofit news organizations around the country -- many of which are … Read More