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Brazilian researcher awarded for analytical model comparing working conditions with journalism quality

Brazilian research developed an analysis model that assesses the impact of journalists' working conditions on the quality of information published. The study was chosen as the best doctoral thesis of the year by the Brazilian Association of Researchers in Journalism.

Research with readers from Latin American countries indicates that the decision to pay for news is associated with the independence and transparency of the news outlet and suggests that digital media should better communicate these values to their potential audience.

Quality, independence and transparency are main motives to get a reader to pay for news, study says

Research with readers from Latin American countries indicates that the decision to pay for news is associated with the independence and transparency of the news outlet and suggests that digital media should better communicate these values to their potential audience.

Mandy Jenkins, general manager, The Compass Experiment (partnership Google-McClatchy); Alison Go, chief strategy officer, Chalkbeat; Sara Lomax-Reese, CEO, WURD Radio; Fraser Nelson, vice president of business innovation, Salt Lake Tribune; Chris Sopher, co-founder and CEO, WhereBy.us; Jennifer Preston, vice-president of journalism, Knight Foundation, and chair of the session.

No single silver bullet for local news: legacy and digital newsrooms experiment with different editorial and business strategies to make sure nothing gets unreported

There’s no single model for local news organizations to survive, so they must spend some of their efforts experimenting editorially and financially to find a balance that is most unique for each organization, according to the panelists of the session “The New Local News: Reinventing sustainable models to make local journalism survive and thrive in the digital ecosystem,” during the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ).