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“We used to say trustworthy information is important to democracy. And now we should say trustworthy local information is a matter of life and death.”
“You build trust through listening and through recognizing other people’s knowledge…In order to build trust, you have to believe what people tell you.”
“Do something different and do it together.”
“If a state can’t see itself reflected in the national political story, that’s a problem.”
$660,000 to support a 50-member network will go to Solutions Journalism Network and Report for America for one year from a trio of place-based foundations.
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.
There seems to be some momentum among those with deep pockets to address the local news crisis. But if that money appears, where should it be directed?
“Our goal is a newscast that is complementary to the commercial news”: Think important local issues, not car crashes and sports scores.
Local news consortiums, labs, associations, and more.