Public Funding of Local News

    November 10, 2023 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

    Join The University of Vermont Center For Community News for another free presentation in its Fall Community Journalism Lecture Series, Public Funding of Local News on November 10 at 12:00 p.m. Four states now provide funding for local news through state appropriations: New Jersey, Washington, New Mexico, and California.

    In this program, we hear from local news leaders in those states and the national organization Rebuild Local News. Speakers include Ayinde Merrill (New Jersey Civic Information Consortium), Steve Waldman (Rebuild Local News) and Christa Scharfenberg (UC Berkeley). This session will be moderated by Meg Little Reilly (CCN). Sponsored by the Community Journalism Interest Group of AEJMC.