Article (Poynter): In North Carolina, these 2 women are bringing journalists closer to the public

Melody Kramer (update: now a Reese News Lab Fellow!) wrote for Poynter about News Voices: North Carolina, a new initiative supported by The Democracy Fund with the goal of stronger collaboration and trust between journalists and the communities they cover. She referred to Penelope Muse Abernathy’s Newspaper Ownership website to illustrate the drastic consolidation of regional newspapers owned by large investment firms and its effect on local community newspapers.

Read the article here and read the Thwarting the Emergence of News Deserts report in full.