Sarah Alvarez columns
Sarah Alvarez is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Outlier Media, a local newsroom and information service serving Detroiters.
A roadmap for a way out of this mess
New report helps chart a path away from local news of old toward civic information systems.
Why showing up is powerful
Let’s build a future where more productive civic engagement is a duty for newsrooms and an opportunity for our communities.
‘We are going to help people get free’
Using news and information tools to stretch far past incremental change by waking a radical imagination.
Replacing the news
Action is urgent but we lack compelling visions for the news and information ecosystems our communities deserve.