The Media Enterprise Design Lab (MEDLab) at the University of Colorado Boulder is a think tank for community ownership and governance in media organizations.
Mission and Purpose
The Media Enterprise Design Lab aims to create "space for researchers and practitioners to challenge the conventional norms and explore possibilities offered by neglected histories and possible futures," drawing on a diverse field of disciplines.
According to their website, MEDLab's work includes:
- "Collaboration with startups and established organizations alike to imagine and develop transformative business models, ownership structures, and governance practices
- Research on under-explored strategies for organizational design, with a particular focus on models that support community wealth-building and appropriate accountability
- Education on media enterprise design through student fellowships and collaborations, together with public events and publications" 
Origins and Development
Organizational Structure, Membership, and Funding
Specializations, Methods and Tools
Major Projects and Events
Analysis and Lessons Learned
 Media Enterprise Design Lab. (2020). About. University of Colorado, Boulder. https://www.colorado.edu/lab/medlab/about