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But comparing grant money to advertisers trying to sway coverage seems a bit much.
“The shorter the distance between our neighbors and our news, the stronger our community.”
Among the grantees: The American Journalism Project gets $20 million, Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press gets $10 million, and The News Literacy Project gets $5 million. And there’s more, lots more.
The dollar amount isn’t huge, and it will barely put a dent in the crisis of local news. But it’s also an official statement that communities’ information voids are a problem worthy of government attention.
June 27, 2011
March 14, 2011
October 6, 2010