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Remember when the thump of a morning newspaper meant the day was beginning? That sound is fading as print newspapers wither or collapse along with the business model that supported them before the acceleration of the digital economy.

Local news outlets contribute to democracy and community vitality, but many are ailing. Philanthropy can help create a new business model for journalism. The newest Insight Hub brief identifies three actions for charitable individuals to take today.


  • Three actions to support local media
  • Data visualizations from top-tier research
  • Conversations with publication leaders and experts supporting Vermont's media industry
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Too Much Trash: How charitable giving can help Vermonters generate less waste

Vermont has some of the nation's most-forward thinking laws when it comes to recycling, composting, and the environment. But we have not lowered the volume of trash that goes to landfills. Instead, we are dumping even more waste pollution on future generations. 

It doesn’t have to be this way. Charitable individuals can drive meaningful change and help fix the trash problem. Our new Insight Hub brief shares three actions that should be top-of-mind. 

Read the brief "Too Much Trash: How charitable giving can help Vermonters generate less waste" »