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An all-in-one solution: How Indiegraf helps independent news publishers save time and money

By Hayley Milloy | June 5, 2024

Indiegraf offers tech tools and access to experts to help newsrooms grow.

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Tools, technology and talent: How BlueLena is leveling the playing field for independent news publishers

By Hayley Milloy | May 15, 2024

BlueLena uses technology and expert-based consulting to drive news organizations toward sustainability.

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The Knight Foundation will present LION’s 2024 Independent News Sustainability Summit as a Platinum Sponsor

By Anika Anand | April 10, 2024

The Online News Association, American Journalism Project, and Institute for Nonprofit News will also join as programming partners.

Apply to receive $600 in travel support to attend the 2024 LION Summit in Chicago

By Anika Anand | April 9, 2024

Fill out the travel stipend request form by Sunday, May 5.

Become a judge for the 2024 LION Publishers Sustainability Awards

By Elaine Díaz Rodríguez | March 11, 2024

Help us recognize excellence achieved by local independent news businesses.

Now accepting session proposals for the 2024 Independent News Sustainability Summit

By Lisa Heyamoto | March 6, 2024

If you have an idea for a session, speaker or discussion group, we’d love to hear from you!

Questions About The 2024 LION Sustainability Awards? Get Answers Here!

By Kelsey Wotzka | March 1, 2024

Welcome to the FAQ guide for the 2024 LION Sustainability Awards!

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Buy an early bird ticket for the 2024 Independent News Sustainability Summit in Chicago

By LION Publishers | February 21, 2024

Members who purchase an early bird ticket will be entered to win a raffle for a free hotel room upgrade.

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LION Publishers to host 2024 Independent News Sustainability Summit in Chicago

By Anika Anand | November 28, 2023

The national event aims to gather 500 independent news publishers and their supporters for three days of learning and connection.


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“P&Ls and other dumb sh*t,” plus other takeaways from our Southeast Meetup

By Hayley Milloy | October 17, 2023

Why everyone’s excited about best business practices and community building.

Deep South publishers push back: ‘Scale’ doesn’t serve our communities

By Kelsey Wotzka | June 21, 2023

Don’t patronize your audience by assuming they can’t pay, and 19 more takeaways from LION’s Jackson, MS meetup

Collage of photos from the 2022 Independent News Sustainability Summit in Austin

3 takeaways from the inaugural Independent News Sustainability Summit

By Ben DeJarnette | November 3, 2022

Why we’re still buzzing after our three days together in Austin.