Rebuild Local News coalition announces major proposal for how government can strengthen local news

Report for America—and a coalition representing more than 3,000 local newsrooms—today took the unusual step of backing a plan for the government to dramatically help local news while maintaining strong First Amendment safeguards. The proposal is backed by organizations representing weekly newspapers, nonprofit websites, Black newspaper publishers, Hispanic publishers, independent news websites, free speech advocates,

Amid a Pandemic, Driven by a Desire to Serve

Camille von Kaenel is a 2019-20 Report for America corps member, covering wildfire recovery for the Chico-Enterprise Record in Northern California, focusing on a region that was devastated by 2018’s deadly Camp Fire. As of June 2020, she is covering growth and development in San Diego County’s backcountry for inewssource.  “I wish I knew that