Poynter features Gannett project inspired by UNC Table Stakes initiative

This Poynter piece examines a newly launched Gannett feature called The American South. A Cohort 3 member of our UNC-Knight Foundation Table Stakes Newsroom Initiative, Gannett launched the feature section to tell stories about the South from the South, exploring the cultural complexity of the booming region.

The feature’s plan was formed and refined through Gannett’s participation in the UNC Table Stakes program, which met recently at UNC Feb. 11-12.

The American South started officially publishing at the end of January on USA Today and the sites of 14 Gannett newspapers in the South.

Read the full Poynter piece by Kristen Hare here.