As a precursor to the Online News Association’s national conference in Philadelphia, 120 community-driven innovators assembled at Temple University to address this question: “How do we advance journalism for all?”
“What are the physical spaces where people come together and share information in your community?” That’s one question from a new report about access to information in Southern Oregon. It’s being published in April by researchers and students at the
The Agora Journalism Center at the University of Oregon is focused on helping build journalism that comes FROM the community, FOR the community. AJC Director Andrew DeVigal has been studying the Southern Oregon journalism scene for a while now, and
University of Oregon researchers are surveying local area residents about how they find out — and would like to find out — about local news
An amended version of the bill won’t include tax credits for donating or subscribing to news outlets
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.
Last fall, the Agora Journalism Center issued a groundbreaking report assessing news in Oregon. The authors, Regina Lawrence and Andrew DeVigal, called for action not to preserve profits for journalists but to arrest the erosion of a key tool of democracy.
Regina and Andrew talked with Oregon Bridge about the state of Oregon’s news and information ecosystem—and some of the innovative ideas from across the state. This conversation is about journalism, but specifically for a more politics-focused audience.
How listening sessions and a statewide media collaboration in Oregon can help re-earn the trust of the public