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By Dan Shelley RTDNA Executive Director The United States has entered its 246th year as one of the world’s longest sustaining democracies. As...

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By Steven Ackermann Last year we were talking about physical distancing, masks in (and out) of our newsrooms and deep cleaning. We were starting to...

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The RTDNA Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of nine scholarships for journalism students and two fellowships for new professionals....

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Today, the Radio Television Digital News Association issued a statement in support of the PRESS Act (HEN21909) introduced by Sen....

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By Mike Beaudet, Anna Campbell, and John Wihbey Benefits, Costs and the Future of Storytelling Two years of research has convinced us to double...

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Download the Full Report TV People of Color in Local TV News For the fifth year in a row, representation of people of color in local TV news...

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In 2020, some of the biggest stories covered by newsrooms were related to the uncertainty around money, whether it be about unemployment, stimulus...

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By Mike Beaudet, Anna Campbell, and John Wihbey Unpacking Data in the Reinventing Local News Project So much local news coverage is tied to the...

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By Mike Beaudet, Anna Campbell, and John Wihbey Introduction The experiment with animation began with a simple design: start with quality...

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By Mike Beaudet, Anna Campbell, and John Wihbey To kick off the RLTVN project’s second phase, we created two new roles at our partner test...

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In conjunction with a coalition of news organizations and press freedom groups, Dan Shelley, RTDNA’s executive director and COO, issued the...

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What did local news departments do in 2020 that was new or different? In the words of one radio newsroom manager: “survived a pandemic and...

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