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Hammer Forum

The Rise of Nonprofit Journalism

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Shaniqua McClendon, political director for Crooked Media, moderates a panel discussion on the rapidly expanding ecosystem of nonprofit journalism, ranging from local and national platforms to major investments by philanthropic organizations. Panelists include Megan Garvey, managing editor of Southern California Public Radio/KPCC; Nicco Mele, director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, author of the book The End of Big: How The Internet Makes David the New Goliath, and Nieman Foundation for Journalism board member; and Emily Ramshaw, editor-in-chief of The Texas Tribune.

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