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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Making Magic Together

As COLab’s second full year of existence comes to its end and we attempt this Colorado...
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Inside the News: Denver Post Journalists vs. Their Owners – Hold Our Beer

Six years ago, the last time journalists at The Denver Post received an across-the-board pay...
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Colorado, Tell Your Data Story: Combining Data and Stories for Health Equity

Join Colorado Equity Compass for a virtual storytelling workshop: Combining Data and Stories for Health...
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COLab Founding Partners