Better News for all Coloradans

Strengthening local journalism through the power of collaboration

Better News for all Coloradans

Strengthening local journalism through the power of collaboration

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Introducing the Colorado News Mapping Project

Over roughly the last decade, the ranks of professional journalists in Colorado have shrunk by nearly half and one in five community newspapers has closed. The consequences of these spreading news deserts aren't pretty. When local news organizations diminish, research shows citizens can become less engaged in their communities, municipal finances can suffer, and corruption can flourish. Related: Reimagining the public square: What's happening in Colorado's information ecosystem right now With fewer outlets and fewer reporters, more Coloradans are looking to varied sources to fill the gap. In these turbulent times and amid a fractured media landscape, it’s important to try and understand where Coloradans are looking for local news...
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An Embarrassment of Riches

Aspen is Colorado’s last two-newspaper town.  Locals there have free access to daily reporting by...
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Inside the News: Bloodshed on Colorado’s Front Pages. Again.

Another mass shooting in America, this time at Club Q in Colorado Springs, a longtime...
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SRCCON:CARE from OpenNews

Join in for SRCCON:CARE* — Two days of talks, hands-on sessions, and emergent conversations that...
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COLab Founding Partners

COLab Founding Partners