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Hint: It starts with impactful, inclusive journalism.
“The shorter the distance between our neighbors and our news, the stronger our community.”
“The right approach is almost always giving up the illusion of control funders think they have and trusting that people closest to the work know what’s best.”
“It came out of a sense that there were some really important topics with impacts on human beings that didn’t get as much coverage in traditional journalism sections and pieces.”
What was once a space characterized by scrappy upstarts is now a third-of-a-billion-dollar endeavor — but still with a lot of scrappy upstarts.
Other philanthropic efforts have focused on newsrooms or audiences. Hewlett is targeting the platforms.
“Memphis is a microcosm of what’s going on in a lot of urban centers around the country. It’s an extreme example of what happens when things go wrong and and aren’t fixed for a long time.”
“The potential for nonprofits to offer a radical alternative to commercial media is being lost.”