CCN has compiled case studies and fact sheets on over 100 news-academic partnerships around the U.S. Read our most recent case studies below or browse all case studies.

Students learn critical reporting skills at Delta Digital

When Delta Digital at Arkansas State University came into being in 2016, its purpose was to create an online showcase for the reporting work that journalism students were completing in their classes. The work would be available to local news outlets, as long as students received a byline.


The Eudora Times at the University of Kansas

When University of Kansas William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications Professor Teri Finneman learned that Eudora, a town of 6,500, 15 minutes from campus, didn’t have its own paper, she contacted town officials and set out to cover Eudora’s local news with her students.


Elon News Network sends student journalists into their community

At North Carolina’s Elon University, student journalists are covering more than just the happenings on campus. Their reporting reaches into their own town, Elon, and neighboring Burlington, where local news coverage has taken a hit in recent years.


Any corrections or additions should be sent to Hannah Kirkpatrick at We welcome comments and suggestions.

View the interactive map

Browse over 100 more case studies and fact sheets