Mission

The New Mexico Compass is a nonprofit startup dedicated to transparent, open-access journalism.

The Compass focuses on telling stories that matter to the public, in ways that matter. Combined with the educational efforts of its parent organization, the New Mexico Journalism Collaborative, the Compass strives to be a model for reporting that strengthens the community, fosters citizen journalists and contributes to a healthy journalism ecosystem.

All content at the New Mexico Compass adheres to the Society of Professional Journalists Code of Ethics. Editors follow the Associated Press Stylebook.
Our editorial process and output maintain a strict firewall against outside influences, particularly from funding sources. The Compass is also committed to organizational transparency. Complete financial reports will be publicly accessible on our website.
To make a donation or an inquiry about becoming an individual or corporate sponsor, contact Deputy Director Joe Cardillo: joe[at]nmcompass[dot]com.

Our Parent Organization

The New Mexico Journalism Collaborative, a registered nonprofit, is devoted to the instruction and innovation of ethical, independent and nonpartisan multimedia journalism. Our training and mentoring are especially directed toward communities under-served by existing journalism outlets.
NMJC aims to maintain a regularly enrolled student body, leading-edge curriculum and a diverse faculty comprised of working multimedia journalists. NMJC is also planning seminars, workshops and special events aligned with its mission.
For more information about NMJC, contact margaret[at]nmcompass[dot]com.

4 thoughts on “Mission

    • Yes; we’re excited to aim a public interest news lens on regional arts and cultural issues. Stay tuned, and/or please feel free to email us if you have thoughts on prospective stories.

  1. Congratulations and loads of luck! I looked at an Alibi yesterday and wondered what the heck had happened, and where had everybody gone. Had a sick and sinking feeling that pretty soon the Journal would be the only print voice in town. Guess Compass is the answer.

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