This is how Report for America ended up funding a community Wikipedia editor (!) at a library (!!)

When Report for America announced last week that it was placing 250 journalists into 164 local newsrooms, the list of beats they’d be covering didn’t seem too out of the ordinary. It served as a sort of non-comprehensive to-cover list for local news: climate change’s impacts on a community, rural healthcare, housing struggles, immigrant issues,…

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What do authority and curiosity sound like on the radio? NPR has been expanding that palette from its founding

From its beginnings half a century ago, National Public Radio heralded a new approach to the sound of radio in the United States. NPR “would speak with many voices and many dialects,” according to its founding document, “National Public Radio Purposes.” Written in 1970, this blueprint rang with emotional immediacy; NPR would go on the…

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