Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Knight Foundation grants

More cash announced today for MinnPost,, Chi-town Daily News and St. Louis Beacon. That's a good thing, even for those of us deep inside the MSM.

Experimenting with local-news models is a necessary step, and these guys are at the front end of it. So watch and learn. I assume Portland will have one or more outfits like these guys before long.

We ignore them at our peril.

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