Editor & Publisher — Look Ahead: Crosscut News is Developing a Free Email Newsletter Tool for News Organizations

Crosscut is researching the most effective way to convert unique news readers into engaged email subscribers in partnership with the Reynolds Journalism Institute. Tamara Power-Drutis, former executive director at Crosscut and RJI fellow, served as the project leader. Later this year, Crosscut will release what Power-Drutis describes as a free “newsletter playbook tool” to serve as a guide for news organizations.

Geekwire — Seattle online news site Crosscut merges with KCTS 9, forms new ‘multiplatform’ non-profit Cascade Public Media

Two Seattle-based non-profits are joining forces in an effort to create a new media entity that the organizations say will spark an “exciting new chapter” for regional news in the Pacific Northwest. Crosscut, the digital news site started eight years ago by Seattle luminary David Brewster, and KCTS 9 Public Television, which started in 1954 on the University of Washington campus, are merging.