Buffeted by a $2 million grant from The Knight Foundation, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation’s latest expanded effort – “The Local News Lab” – has officially launched.
The effort encompasses six pilot websites. Four are in New Jersey, while another two cover New York:
“We want this to be a testing ground,” says Local News Lab director Josh Stearns. “I think one of the core premises here is there’s not going to be a silver bullet…”