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Anjanette Delgado is the senior news director for digital at the Detroit Free Press.
Anjanette Delgado is the senior news director for digital at the Detroit Free Press.

Better News: Measure the impact of local journalism on your community

Anjanette Delgado is the senior news director for digital at the Detroit Free Press. She recently wrote an article for the American Press Institute’s Better News initiative about the paper’s community impact report. Better News host Michael O’Connell talks to Delgado about how newsrooms can create their own reports to measure the effect local journalism is having on their community, as well as how it is contributing to their fundraising efforts.

The Better News podcast is a partnership between It’s All Journalism and the American Press Institute to a) showcase innovative/experimental ideas that emerge from the Knight-Lenfest Newsroom Initiative and b) to share replicable strategies and tactics that benefit the news industry as a whole. Sign up for the Better News newsletter to receive news about the latest resources, case studies, and insights. For more news about the It’s All Journalism podcast and future episodes of Better News, sign up for the weekly IAJ newsletter.

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625. Community collaboration key to evolving local journalism

Allison Taylor Levine, CEO of Local Journalism Initiative, discusses how LJI’s Delaware Journalism Collaborative, which has brought more than 25 partners throughout the state together to report on polarization and possible solutions, strengthens local journalism in Delaware and our democracy.

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 Andrea Wenzel, an assistant professor at Temple University and a fellow at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism, joins producer Michael O’Connell to provide an update on her award-winning work on researching community journalism needs in Kentucky and how her team is expanding its efforts in two areas of Philadelphia. 

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