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In the United States, we work on community-based media projects that expand two-way conversations between audiences and media producers. Internews supports the Listening Post Collective which provides journalists, newsroom leaders, and non-profits tools and advice to create meaningful conversations with their communities.
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’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) held a discussion on environmental justice issues and how they intersect with public health and are often compounded by deep, embedded racial and social inequities.
(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.
Journalist Madeleine Bair on Oakland's media deserts and reaching communities where they’re at.
Four strategies for identifying and assessing news and information needs during the COVID-19 pandemic
This is new for all of us. Never before in our lifetimes have we had to deal with a mass pandemic, large-scale quarantines, or economic disruptions at this scale.
We stand in solidarity with those demanding justice and an end to racism in the United States and around the world. Elevating the voices of those who have been suppressed or ignored is central to our mission.