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Articles by Tom Stites

Tom is founder and president of the Banyan Project, which which aims to strengthen democracy through reliable, original Web-based journalism that serves less-than-affluent everyday citizens and engages the civic energy of this huge public, which is ill-served by mainstream journalism.
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There’s a third option, the veteran editor argues: a co-op model that lets communities advance their own interests. Part 3 of 3.
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The veteran editor asks what happens when a community loses a newspaper — or the reporting heart of one. Part 2 of 3.
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We may be five years into the big push for web journalism, argues the veteran editor, but we’re still a long way from a sustainable model to support the knowledge needed in local communities. Part 1 of 3.
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