Community Journalism in Times of Economic Crisis

    by Todd Wolfson
    May 28, 2009

    Media Mobilizing Project recently started a new initiative: Community Journalism in Times of Economic Crisis. The initiative is a response to both the economic crisis, which is hitting Philadelphians hard, and the growing problems with the for-profit journalism model, which is making it difficult for local newspapers to cover stories about the struggles of everyday people during the economic downturn. The goal of this project is to report on and collect the real stories of Philadelphia and beyond on MMP’s community blog, so we can begin to get a picture of the economic crisis from the ground up. Here is a copy of our latest newsletter: The Human Right to Healthcare: Northeastern Hospital is Groundzero

    Tagged: community journalism digital divide economic failure

    One response to “Community Journalism in Times of Economic Crisis”

    1. Susan K says:

      Please pass this on to your web updater. The page has a corrupt section – a text box is overlapping the page and making things unreadable on an average size laptop. I’m sure they don’t want that. I’m sure it’s probably fine on a larger desktop monitor, but it needs to be fixed.

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