Local Independent Online News Publishers

“The organization’s gathering in Chicago will be an opportunity for people who are in the business of local journalism or care about its future to discuss common issues and problems, share success stories and encourage the founding of new local news sites. Each event will feature an informative slate of speakers, workshops and panels on topics relating to local publishing, covering real-world strategies for revenue, hands-on technology demonstrations, effective reporting tips, and experts speaking on business and legal issues.”

Organizer LION Publishers: Local Independent Online News

According to the organization's website, the group's aim is to "foster the viability and excellence of locally focused independent online news organizations and cultivate their connections to their communities through education and action."


Thu, Oct. 11 - Sat, Oct. 13, 2018


Columbia College Chicago, Film Row
1104 S Wabash Ave. 8th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604
United States of America

Tthe school is located in the South Loop district in one of the greatest cities in the world. Most of the campus is located in an area bounded by Congress Street, State Street, Roosevelt Road, and Michigan Avenue.