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Update on civic media and community engagement

“Blacksburg Tomorrow”? We all know the media landscape is changing. More people are reading their news online and looking for multiple sources of news, including social media.  Yet, in many communities local newsrooms are shrinking and the information our democracy and a thriving local community depends upon is getting even harder to find. Last winter, […]

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Charlottesville Tomorrow a finalist for CBIC’s Community Award

Charlottesville Tomorrow has been named as one of 3 finalists for the Charlottesville Business Innovation Council’s 2011 “Community Award.” The Community Award recognizes “an enterprise or individual who exemplifies the greatest commitment to and impact upon improving the quality of life in Central Virginia through community involvement.” Nominees for 2011 Community Award: CBIC recently named […]

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Nieman Journalism Lab revisits Charlottesville Tomorrow / Daily Progress partnership

 Virginia is for (news) lovers: How a Charlottesville newspaper and non-profit make their relationship work By Justin Ellis, Nieman Journalism Lab, March 14, 2011 A year and a half ago , neither The Daily Progress nor Charlottesville Tomorrow were quite sure their marriage would work. One’s a daily newspaper, the other a nonprofit focused on […]

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The Daily Progress & Charlottesville Tomorrow recognized for partnership

UPDATE: As of September 2016, Charlottesville Tomorrow has published over 2,000 articles in The Daily Progress (during 2009-2016) as part of this unique media partnership. Editor & Publisher magazine , one of the newspaper industry’s most respected journals, has honored The Daily Progress in its “10 That Do It Right” national awards program. The program […]

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Miller Center report on the media and democratic governance; Update on Daily Progress partnership

 The Miller Center of Public Affairs recently published the results of a year-long study of the state of media and democratic governance . The project was initiated by former Governor Gerald Baliles after he gave a speech at the 2009 Virginia Press Association upon his acceptance of the 2009 VPA Virginian of the Year Award. […]

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Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University assesses the Charlottesville Tomorrow-Daily Progress partnership

In a story today , the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University shares an early assessment of the Charlottesville Tomorrow – Daily Progress partnership which began in August 2009 . In my interview with Mac Slocum, he confirmed what I have heard from other experts around the country, that this partnership is unique. Unique in […]

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Daily Progress & Charlottesville Tomorrow form partnership

The Daily Progress and Charlottesville Tomorrow have formed a partnership to share news content. Under the agreement, news articles written by Charlottesville Tomorrow staff members will appear in the print edition of The Daily Progress. Charlottesville Tomorrow is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that produces news coverage of land-use, growth and transportation issues in Albemarle County […]