Why I’m on Team Hearken

This was originally posted on Medium. It is a widely-held belief that journalists, particularly investigative journalists, are a breed apart. Long suffering, idealistic and over-worked, today’s journalists are not only expected to be expert in everything they write, but also be adept at producing content for multiple platforms and be social-media whizzes to boot. Today’s Read more about Why I’m on Team Hearken[…]

How To Be a Community-Powered Nonprofit

This article was originally posted on Blue Avocado. Accusations of fake news are all over the news. So when donors want old-fashioned, honest information, they are turning to nonprofit news organizations they trust. We asked consultant Kevin Davis, who works with many of these nonprofit journalism organizations, to explain how they are working to gain Read more about How To Be a Community-Powered Nonprofit[…]

Report Published Charting Future of Indy Media

On May 14th through 16th of 2015, I had the honor of participating in a conference that while aimed in the same direction as many others, brought together a group of unique, talented and diverse individuals with whom I felt honored to be among. As Ivan Roman of the Journalism That Matters convening organization writes on their site: “Organized Read more about Report Published Charting Future of Indy Media[…]

Nonprofit Local News Choices

Nonprofits Need Pragmatism For A Future

By Kevin Davis. This article appeared originally on NetNewsCheck, September 10, 2015 6:18 AM EDT “Kevin Davis has seen the background struggles tearing at nonprofit newsrooms across the country as they weigh journalistic idealism against revenue needs. He argues that nonprofits must remember that they are businesses, too, and pursue fiscal sustainability as they develop their Read more about Nonprofits Need Pragmatism For A Future[…]