Nieman Foundation at Harvard
Ken Doctor: Six months after launching a local news company (in an Alden market), here’s what I’ve learned
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Columbia Journalism Review / Madeleine Wattenbarger / May 6
“Many of the 51 community stations across the country are in poor rural and indigenous areas that lack other forms of media. They’re often prominent advocates in local human rights struggles, giving voice to social movements not covered in the mainstream press. In a country where both journalists and activists face serious repression, community radios are at the nexus of the struggle for freedom of expression.”