To support the tremendous work of news-academic partnerships nationwide, we provide frameworks, strategies and resources to help faculty from the foundation through the expansion stages of these programs.

Program Models & Workflows

Partnerships & Communities

Syllabi & Curriculum

Legal & Ethical Considerations

Products & Platforms

Potential Partner Organizations

Funding & Financials

Looking Ahead:

We want these news-academic partnerships to not just become established and thrive but also help lead the transformation of local news by experimenting with and emphasizing:

  • Sustainable and forward-thinking business models
  • Transparency and trust between news organizations and their communities
  • Greater collaboration between news organizations regionally and nationwide
  • Innovative storytelling tools and strategies to reach new and broader audiences

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Whether you are currently involved in news-academic partnerships or would like to start one at your school, our resources can help.