On behalf of the Center for Cooperative Media, we would like to congratulate the following New Jersey news organizations, all of which were awarded grants from the Facebook Journalism Project to help with their coronavirus reporting:
NJ Pen, Audubon NJ
Northeast Times/Newspaper Media Group, Cherry Hill, NJ
The grants will help to pay for, among other things, remote work, increased publishing frequency, combating misinformation and serving vulnerable and at-risk groups.
Click here to see the full list of grantees.
About the Center for Cooperative Media: The Center is a grant-funded program of the School of Communication and Media at Montclair State University. Its mission is to grow and strengthen local journalism, and in doing so serve New Jersey residents. The Center is supported with funding from Montclair State University, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Democracy Fund, the New Jersey Local News Lab (a partnership of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Democracy Fund, and Community Foundation of New Jersey), and the Abrams Foundation. For more information, visit CenterforCooperativeMedia.org.
The Center for Cooperative Media also receives support from the Facebook Journalism Project to run trainings and webinars to help small, independent and nonprofit newsrooms better understand and use social media tools and platforms.