The Daily Memphian is the largest, nonprofit daily news site in the country that covers all local news, including sports, things to do and dining. It reports critical news, holds political, business and community leaders accountable, and engages with and entertains readers.
The Telegraph Herald news site and paper, published six days a week, is the nearly-exclusive news source in the Dubuque tri-state area (Dubuque, Iowa sits on the border of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin). Its mission is to connect the community with high quality journalism, and as a locally-and independently-owned news organization, it takes its role in the community seriously.
The Houston Defender, founded in 1930, is a weekly paper and news site serving the Houston area, which includes Harris, Fort Bend and Brazoria counties. As Houston’s leading source of information for Black readers, the Defender covers news, sports, lifestyle, business, politics and more.
The Institute for Public Service Reporting is a nonprofit newsroom on the campus of the University of Memphis specializing in investigative reporting and in-depth explanatory journalism—an arm of the university with a firewall protecting their editorial independence. Its mission is to provide robust, civic-minded journalism that promotes a vibrant democracy, fosters inclusiveness and enriches the lives of the people of greater Memphis, including many underserved communities. Stories appear on its news site, and on The Daily Memphian, a nonprofit news site.
KUNR Public Radio, an NPR affiliate and news site, covers the Reno-Sparks metro area, several rural towns across northern Nevada and a handful of California cities near Lake Tahoe. As an early adopter of Spanish-language digital content, KUNR is addressing language-access gaps in the community. KUNR is a member station of the Mountain West News Bureau, a collaborative of several public radio stations that cover Western issues.
MLK50: Justice Through Journalism is an award-winning nonprofit digital newsroom, and focused on the intersection of poverty, power and policy. Its vision echoes Dr. Martin Luther King’s dream: a nation where all residents, especially workers, have enough resources to thrive, and where public and private policy supports their success.
The Detroit Jewish News is a 78-year-old nonprofit publication covering the Jewish population of Metro Detroit, which is about 70,000 people. Coverage focuses on local spiritual life; politics; education; business; dining; and the arts as well as the broader issues of Israel, anti semitism and Jewish culture on a national and international level. Products include a weekly glossy print magazine and a news website with daily updates. Stories are frequently syndicated by national Jewish news organizations including JTA and the Forward.
The Bay State Banner is New England’s longest-running black-owned newspaper. Founded in 1965 to serve the city’s African-American population, the Banner has provided in-depth coverage of the social movements, political developments, events and ideas in the Greater Boston area’s African-American, Latino and Asian communities. Our newspaper focuses on areas including criminal justice policy, education, politics, real estate development and the arts through the lens of communities of color.
Montana Free Press (MTFP) is a 4-year-old independent, nonprofit digital news site with offices in Helena, Montana, the state capital. MTFP covers statewide news, politics and policy via text stories, data analysis and visualization, and podcasts. MTFP's mission statement is "to bring to light essential news stories by studying arcane bureaucratic processes, seeking out dark corners of major institutions, digging deep into data and documents, and holding those in power accountable to the people." We work independently and in collaboration with other news outlets statewide to produce meaningful news stories that have an impact on the lives and livelihoods of Montanans.