How community listening can help shape election-year coverage

Last year, API distributed small grants before the midterm elections to help fuel listening experiments led by 31 news organizations across the country, legacy and startup newsrooms across digital, print and broadcast platforms. What did they learn from these sessions, and how might those lessons be integrated into their elections coverage in the future?

Diversify Your Sources

Katie Kutsko amplifies insights and shares resources she's learned alongside newsrooms who track the diversity of people quoted in their stories through Source Matters, API’s award-winning source diversity tracking and analysis tool. 

Newsletter strategies to build retention, trust and revenue

Establishing a newsletter strategy can help you set goals and quantify success — or even determine whether a newsletter is a good fit for your audience. 

How to audit sources: A guide to help you get started

This guide will help you track sources in your journalism. API assembled a cohort of newsrooms in 2023 to track the diversity of people quoted in their stories through Source Matters, API’s award-winning source diversity tracking and analysis tool. The insights in this guide have been learned alongside newsrooms participating in the cohort. Journalists have […]

Local News and AI

Welcome to API’s Local News and AI series. I’m Elite Truong, API’s Vice President of Product Strategy. Over the next four weeks in August, we’ll be sharing resources and advice on how AI can serve your news organization. We’re here to help cut through the noise and share what you need to know about AI […]

Want to protect democracy? Support the mental health of journalists

If you want a truly accurate and helpful public square, one capable of helping a pluralistic democratic republic survive, you have to think about the well-being of the people who make up the press.

Mental Health Reset

It has been a very fast year. Instead of grinding at half-strength, take these next five Mondays of July to work through some leadership challenges that will directly and positively impact your mental health, and by proxy, the health and well-being of your team.

Media can engage Millennials and Gen Z in community discussion. Here is where to start.

If you care about civic discourse, young Americans and the health of local news organizations, here are some helpful insights we found from the survey.

Engage to build trust

Here’s a question we love to ask journalists: How do you know what your community thinks of your work?

Opinion journalism and sustainability: Publishers find out what works

Opinion editors today are actively engaged in demonstrating to their publishers that their content contributes to the bottom line. While they say their primary mission is to inform the community, engage in meaningful discourse and influence outcomes, they also see reader data, and reader revenue, as an important part of their work.