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PUBLISHED : Thursday, 06 September, 2012, 5:29pm
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Digest: Nonprofit journalism staying alive in the US


Ivan Zhai is the Social Media Editor at the South China Morning Post. Prior to his current position, Ivan spent 10 years working for the Guangzhou-based 21st Century World Herald and in the Post's Guangzhou bureau, covering Chinese politics, macroeconomics and online communities. In 2008, Ivan won an Alfred Friendly Press Fellowship. He shares his findings and thoughts on digital media, cognitive neuroscience and China on Twitter and Chinese microblogs as @ivanzhai.

It has been for a couple of years that nonprofit journalism was regarded as, at least a part of, the solution for the news industry in trouble. But how effective a solution has it proven to be for the future of journalism? AJR's senior contributing writer Jodi Enda has a long but worth-reading piece that vividly tells the challenge facing this new model.


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