• Resources for Faculty

To support the tremendous work of news-academic partnerships nationwide, we will 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

Funding & Financials

Potential Partner Organizations

Legal & Ethical Considerations

Products & Platforms

National Community News Wire

Submit student-reported stories to be featured on National Community Newswire

We invest in faculty who create and grow news partnerships.

The Center for Community News Faculty Champions and Statehouse Faculty Champions programs seek to address the crisis facing local news by recognizing faculty leaders building innovative programs across the U.S.

Increasing the number and strength of news-academic partnerships and university-led student statehouse reporting programs is a top priority for the Center for Community News. With the success of these early efforts, CCN plans to expand resources and attention to these programs in 2024.

Meet our Faculty Champions and Fellows

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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

Join our Slack channel to connect with other leaders of news-academic partnerships and subscribe to our monthly newsletter to stay up to date. We're excited to work with you to develop your program!

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