Elizabeth Hansen Shapiro
Elizabeth Hansen Shapiro is the CEO and co-founder of the National Trust for Local News, and a Senior Research Fellow at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School.The National Trust for Local News transforms local journalism institutions by providing the financing, new ownership structures, and expertise needed for established news organizations to become sustainable and deeply grounded in their communities. At the Tow Center, her work focuses on the future of journalism in public media and public policies to support local news. She has published research on combining audience revenue and engagement strategies, the relationship between news publishers and social platforms, and the opportunities and challenges of funding local and single-subject news.
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