Sustainability: Perspective – Essential Reading

A number of major reports have provided a top-level view on the drive to create institutions that will support investigative journalism. Here are some of the key ones:

Publishing for Peanuts: Innovation and the Journalism Start-Up  

How Nonprofit News Ventures Seek Sustainability: A Knight Study   

Financing Quality Journalism  

Funding the News: Foundations and Nonprofit Media

Venture-backed News Startups and the Field of Journalism  

A journalism innovation and entrepreneurship reading list  

Innovators in Latin American Journalism  

Inflection Point – Impact, Threats, And Sustainability – A Study of Latin American Digital Media Entrepreneurs

The Impact of Charity and Tax Law/Regulation on Not-for-Profit News Organizations

Sustainability: A Survival Guide for Nonprofit Investigative Groups  

Global Investigative Journalism: Strategies for Support  

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