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“How to get information out has been a real struggle, because folks might not be on social networks or may not be listening to news.” Andrea Wenzel and Letrell Crittenden
“On most days of the week, I’m competing with them.” But when the situation’s right, local news outlets are using one another to augment their own resources.
News publishers of all sizes are partnering to “save democracy” at the local level; more than 35,000 stories have been published.
“There may be two partners who think they can’t work together, but really you could have a meeting or two and talk things out and resolve some questions — and then they actually could work together.”
“We’re really proud of our work at the Southern Illinoisan, but we have a flashlight, not a lighthouse.”
And unlike previous efforts, WhatsApp is giving the fact-checkers an important tool to reach the public more easily.
“Attitudes about newsroom collaboration are improving but it can feel like an uphill push sometimes.”