Transforming Local Journalism: A Discussion of Next-Generation Approaches to Rebuilding Capacity

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If a community wants to protect or rebuild its local news ecosystem, what are some of the new approaches showing promise and where do they turn for resources and support? Building an effective path across existing organizations, readily available tools and technology networks dedicated to preserving local journalism is critical to reversing the steady decline in reporting capacity and reinventing the field.


Priscilla Enriquez
CEO, James B. McClatchy Foundation
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Ginny Badanes
Senior Director, Democracy Forward, Microsoft

Eric Pearson
President and CEO, El Paso Community Foundation
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LaSharah Bunting
CEO and Executive Director, Online News Association


Joaquin Alvarado
Co-Founder, Executive Producer + Strategy, Studiotobe

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