Center for Cooperative Media

The mission of the Center for Cooperative Media is to grow and strengthen local journalism and support an informed society in New Jersey and beyond. The Center coordinates statewide and regional reporting, connecting more than 280 local news and information providers through its flagship project, the NJ News Commons. The Center also conducts and publishes research on emerging ideas and best practices, focusing on local journalism, business models, and ecosystem mapping. The Center convenes national programs, including an annual national summit for journalism organizations to foster the conditions, ideas, and practices that lead to stronger collaborative journalism across the U.S.

Grants Awarded to Center for Cooperative Media

$75,000 - Awarded August 2021

Focus areas
Media Training

To address inequities in coverage of the Black community in South Jersey by supporting more Black media makers in the creation of news and information. Recipient of the 2021 Community Voices grant.

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