How one SOJC class is building community trust in media

Explore how the SOJC’s Engaged Journalism class, directed by Professor Andrew DeVigal, partners with local communities to assess their information needs, fostering trust and understanding through innovative educational practices. This approach teaches journalism and emphasizes the importance of listening and

Lessons from Southern Oregon’s local news collapse

The Medford paper’s demise is also yet another cautionary tale of what can happen when local newspapers fall into the hands of remote investors. It was sold repeatedly to out-of-state investors who whittled away until there was nothing left.