Building a sustainable future for quality journalism through education, research and incubation.
The future of journalism will be shaped by entrepreneurs who develop new business models and innovative projects. We train students and mid-career journalists to build sustainable journalism ventures.
Exploring viable economic models for digital media is a crucial part of the Tow-Knight Center’s mission. That’s why we conduct, fund and publish research on the shifting economics of journalism and new business models for news.
Digital news startups benefit by professionalizing their ad sales efforts, according to a new Tow-Knight Center study, but doing so isn’t easy and often leaves the firms too dependent on advertising revenue.
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