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Nonprofits team up for impact

As part of Nieman Lab Predictions for Journalism 2017, Grist Executive Editor Scott Dodd makes the case for increased collaboration among nonprofit journalism outlets. Currently, he argues, we are seeing an increase of great journalism “on topics of vital national importance like health care, criminal justice, and climate change — by outlets that can’t match the reach of the for-profit media, and that face significant resource concerns and possible contraction in the future.” The solution, he argues, is building partnerships as Grist is doing with its Project Sprout.

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