The power of art to inspire, comfort, and stretch the imagination is something all people can benefit from—not just those who can find their way to a museum, pay for a concert ticket, or hire a piano teacher for their children. Philanthropy can help increase access, nourish the artistic spirit, and support Vermont's creative economy at a time when it hasn't fully rebounded from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
IN THIS BRIEF, DISCOVER:
- Three actions to support local media
- Data visualizations from top-tier research
- Conversations with publication leaders and experts supporting Vermont's media industry