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Golden Insights: Lessons from Election SOS Newsrooms



  • PBS SoCal | KCET
  • WSHU Public Radio
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal
  • Cicero Independiente
  • Nuestro Estado
  • Santa Cruz Local
  • El Tecolote
  • The Haitian Times
  • Atlanta Voice
  • WFPL News
  • WUWM
  • Shasta Scout
  • News4JAX
  • WFDD
  • KQED
  • WFAE

What Newsrooms Learned From Election SOS

  • Facilitated a shift in their broader editorial approach to elections coverage (and beyond)
  • Helped them to establish and streamline processes for more efficient and effective work
  • They were able to identify and experiment with ways to address previously unsatisfied community content and delivery needs
  • Increased the public perception of trustworthiness and credibility for the newsroom
  • Increased funding and made other gains towards business goals
  • Formed new partnerships with other community organizations and news outlets
  • Resulted in greater alignment and communication internally
  • Increased utility of content through greater relevance, representation, and accessibility
  • Increased civic engagement as a result of access to useful & relevant information
  • Increased trust, confidence or deeper relationships between newsrooms and communities

What We Learned From These Newsrooms