The Facebook Journalism Project (FJP) announced 400 North American local newsrooms received FJP Community Network grants to support their coronavirus reporting, including 24 newsrooms in New England.
The newsrooms supported are located in 48 US states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico and several provinces and territories in Canada, the publishers will each receive a $5,000 USD grant to cover unexpected costs associated with reporting on the crisis in their communities.
New England newsrooms receiving grants:
The Waterbury Observer, Waterbury, CT
Pine Tree Watch, Hallowell, ME
The 016 LLC, Worcester, MA
Bay State Banner, Dorchester, MA
Dorchester Reporter, Boston, MA
Hull Times Media Group, Inc., Hull, MA
MasTV/El Planeta LLC, Somerville, MA
New Bedford Guide, New Bedford, MA
Newport Dispatch, Newport, VT