EP107 - On the Ground, reporting from all corners of the US

November 4, 2017

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Kathleen McLaughlin discusses a new reporting project - On the Ground; reporting from all corners of America - a series created in partnership with the Guardian US and The Economic Hardship Reporting Project. It serves to address the lack of rural voices and perspectives in America's mainstream media.

LINKS

  • The "On the Ground” series - https://goo.gl/VqJt5p
  • The Guardian’s overview of the "On the Ground” series: How we're working with reporters from around America to cover class and inequality - https://goo.gl/Q4Hpai
  • The Economic Hardship Reporting Project website, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting reporting on American financial struggle http://economichardship.org/
  • The UK is also making moves to support regional news - BBC opens applications for regional titles to take in reporters as part of the Local News Partnership - https://goo.gl/yLddvE
  • Kathleen McLaughlin @kemc
  • A superb read by Kathleen: The big journalism void: ‘The real crisis is not technological, it’s geographic’ https://goo.gl/nvhxID
  • Also by Kathleen: America’s local newspapers might be broke - but they’re more vital than ever - https://goo.gl/dCVjjx
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