Articles by

Nicco Mele

  • Journalism

    Executive Summary An emerging class of news businesses is modeling a promising path to sustainability — one drawn from the community itself. Their solution: pursuing nonprofit status rather than the strictly for-profit corporate form, embarking on greater engagement with philanthropic models that reimagine how local news is funded. Local news organizations play a fundamental role […]

    Article · October 7, 2019 by

  • Journalism

    Nicco Mele is director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. What is the role of the news media in the 2016 presidential election? That’s the question Professor Tom Patterson has set out to examine in a series of papers funded in part by Knight Foundation. Today we’ve released the third […]

    Article · September 21, 2016 by