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Events are a proven way to diversify revenue for news publishers

This study draws on 8 months of reporting about 19 publishers. From that, we have distilled six key concepts about what’s working and why, and the first things a publisher must think through to begin an events plan.

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The Personal News Cycle: How Americans get their news

A survey by the Media Insight Project, an initiative of the API and AP-NORC, finds that the nature of the news largely determines how people learn about events.

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Transforming a longtime youth news product to match new behaviors: 7 good questions with Channel One News

Channel One News started 23 years ago as a 10-minute daily TV news program for children. But over the years it has recognized that students and teachers are using a variety of devices and platforms to consume information. We talked to CEO CJ Kettler about what changed and what stayed the same.