Here’s how Microsoft is working with journalists to create the newsrooms of the future with AI

By Noreen Gillespie, Microsoft What will the newsroom of the future look like? Today, Microsoft is launching several collaborations with news organizations (including The GroundTruth Project) to adopt generative AI. In a year where billions of people will vote in democratic elections worldwide, journalism is critical to creating healthy information ecosystems, and it is our

Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk expands coverage of local environment and agriculture news with new grant

 COLUMBIA, Mo. (July 31, 2023) – The Missouri School of Journalism today announced a $2.47 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation in support of the Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk, a network of journalists that provides coverage of agriculture, water and environmental issues centered around the Mississippi River Basin to news

Report for America partners with Investigative Editing Corps to help local newsrooms do more investigative work 

To encourage more investigative reporting in local newsrooms and to help local reporters hone those skills, Report for America is partnering with Investigative Editing Corps to oversee up to 10 projects over the next two years in its host newsrooms. Today, the organizations are announcing the first five newsroom partners, which were selected among newsrooms

Report for America launches 6-month Community News Fund Workshop with support from the Google News Initiative

Report for America brought together 14 communities last week to launch a history-making effort to catalyze news funding for communities across America. The Community News Fund Workshop brings together for the first time news and philanthropy leaders who have created news funds in their communities — or who seek to do so. They will spend the

National Volunteer Week: A youth journalism publication in Maryland

https://images.reportforamerica.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/volunteer_week_kick-off-1080p.mp4 National Volunteer Week is a time to recognize the time and effort that volunteers put into their service to better their communities. Report for America corps members volunteer their time on a service project, generally a student journalism or youth media project, to help teach media literacy and storytelling skills to the next generation.