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United States and United Kingdom programs strengthening local media.
How El Tímpano’s feedback loop is designed to address community questions and amplify community voices
Newsrooms are being pushed to confront their lack of diversity and grapple with ever present sustainability issues, and journalists around the US continue to cover BLM protests and the COVID-19 pandemic all the w
With support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Internews’ Listening Post Collective will incubate Lede New Orleans, a startup community media organization led by former Times-Picayune journalist Jennifer Larino and filmmaker Ejaaz Mason.
(Internews and other regional partners are working with Access Humboldt to promote community voices to strengthen local media reporting and citizen journalism.)
Free Press’ News Voices project recently hosted a conversation with community organizers and journalists who are creating inspiring local-news initiatives from scratch.
Engagement collaborations, texting platforms, community media are trying to reach people in underserved communities where journalists are scarce.