The FJP began in 2011 as a blog covering disruption, opportunity and innovation in the news industry. We’re now forming a media lab to explore and highlight better ways produce, consume and understand the news.What We’re Thinking
  1. Today’s news environment includes traditional and non-traditional actors alike: journalists, news organizations, activists, technologists, citizen reporters, data analysts, designers, gadflies, social media users, your kids, your neighbors, your grandma.
  2. A lot of smart people are creating fascinating ways to produce and digest the news. Sometimes this is a digital tool. Sometimes it’s a methodology to help us stay thoughtful as we immerse ourselves in media.
  3. How can both news producers and consumers better discover and support tools of long-term value?  Is there an inherent tension between them or can their needs be mutually met? As we explore these questions and highlight solutions created by others we believe we can provide a few of our own.
Projects for 2015

The Toolshed

A curated database of tools and ideas that help produce, consume and distribute the news.

The News, Remixed

An event series that explores the intersection of news production, audience engagement and audience understanding.

The Prototype Lab

A space to develop and field test lightweight news apps and report our findings back to you.

Questions, Frequently Asked

Are you a nonprofit or a for-profit?

We’re currently in the process of registering The Future Journalism Project for 501.c3 status. Additionally, we’re creating a related for-profit group to commercialize opportunities that may arise in the future.

Where are you located?

We’re primarily based in New York City and Los Angeles with additional, geographically-dispersed contributors.

Who's behind all this?

Michael Cervieri, Jihii Jolly and Peter Cervieri.

Past & Occasional Contributors include: Dave Burdick, Chikodi Chima, Krissy Eliot, Gabrielle Ewing, Daedalus Howell, Blake Hunsicker, John Johnston, Kathleen Kim, Lora Kolodny and Michael Mott.

How do I get involved?

We’re currently developing a network of designers, developers, storytellers and social thinkers and would love to hear from you.

Send a note via our contact form with your interests, or an email to hello [at] thisdomain [dot] org.

Are you available to work with us? What can/do you do?

Absolutely. Send a note via our contact form or an email to hello [at] thisdomain [dot] org.

We run workshops on digital media strategy, technology strategy and long(er) form audio-visual storytelling.

We have an event and would like you to participate. Can you?

We’d love to. Send a note via our contact form or an email to hello [at] thisdomain [dot] org.

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