Facebook Journalism Project Grants Nearly $16M to Local News Publishers

It also teamed up with CrowdTangle to study 2,700 pages during the Covid-19 crisis

The top 50 words mentioned by total count from the top 100,000 overperforming posts in March CrowdTangle

Facebook continues to take steps to help local news publishers during the coronavirus pandemic, naming over 200 recipients of Covid-19 Relief Fund grants in the U.S., totaling nearly $16 million, and releasing a report by the Facebook Journalism Project and CrowdTangle on local news industry trends during the Covid-19 crisis.

@9Number9 david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.