Report for America announces winning news outlets participating in local journalism program (press release)

Pioneering public service program also opens application process for young journalists to serve in undercovered communities Contact: Michelle Hillman, mhillman@inkhouse.com NEW YORK, February 8, 2018  — Report for America today announced that nine news organizations have joined its national movement to strengthen democracy by improving the quality and quantity of local news. At the same time, Report for

Why It’s Time to Report for America

By Steven Waldman and Charles Sennott It’s time to face facts. The existing commercial media model alone will not sustain journalism, especially local news. The business model is broken, and it will likely worsen, as ever more local businesses turn to social media and search. It’s also time to realize that the other crisis in