Fatimah Found a Home. What About Her Neighbors?
Uncritical media coverage of patchwork solutions to systemic problems can blind us to more transformative action.
Why Newsrooms Should Open Their Editing Process to Marginalized Communities
Death of a Newspaper
The closure of the Catskill Mountain News is the latest blow to local journalism in rural New York.
America’s Digital Divide
From commerce and culture to social connection, almost no segment of contemporary life is untouched by the internet. In many rural communities, limited broadband access remains a barrier to 21st-century connectivity.
Our Growing Local News Desert
Local news is in crisis. Can new business models stay the damage, here and across the U.S?
Kickstarter to Fund Crucial Hudson Valley News
The River is a community newsroom that covers issues of regional importance and national relevance in collaboration with our readers. Incubated by the makers of Chronogram it is an ad-free publication, and like public radio, we're free to everyone—but we rely on our audience for support. Now is the best time to become a reader-supporter. Click the headline above to visit our kickstarter campaign during November.