The Fight for Local News Can Bring Journalists and Communities Closer Together

Owners, journalists and communities need to understand that we are all in this together.

Photo by Matthew Roberts, used via creative commons

Journalists Can’t Do it Alone

People understand the critical role local media play: they want it to do well, but they want it to do better, too.

Of, By and For the People

If we want to defend and fulfill the democratic promise of the press, newsrooms need to be more democratic themselves.



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Josh Stearns

Director, Public Square Program at the Democracy Fund. Journalism and democracy of, by and for the people. Formerly: @grdodge @freepress