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[…]

Media and Metrics with Kevin Davis on the Media Impact Project Blog

Ever since the first days of the news industry as we know it, publishers have been using insightful data about the reach and impact of their news to drive their business. Whether it’s the number of copies sold and distributed, the size of the subscriber base, the affluence and buying power of the audience, the Read more about Media and Metrics with Kevin Davis on the Media Impact Project Blog[…]

Crowdfunding Journalism By The 1 %

By Kevin Davis. This article appeared originally on NetNewsCheck, February 4, 2016 6:35 AM EST KLJD Consulting’s Kevin Davis writes that news organizations that turn to philanthropic avenues to fund their journalism are going to have a tough time walking the tightrope between editorial independence and covering the topics that the big donors will want them Read more about Crowdfunding Journalism By The 1 %[…]

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[…]