The Kansas City Defender toolkit, radical black press and the future of media

The toolkit will help you serve the needs of communities and provide a practical guide to creating a community-centric and digital-first media organization The Kansas City Defender and the Reynolds Journalism Institute are partnering to build a toolkit that will include the rich history of the radical Black press, its vital contributions to the future … Continued

Rural teens seek (but rarely find) themselves in local news coverage

Gedron final reportDownload There is a heightened interest in what goes on in the heads and hearts of modern teenagers — dubbed “Generation Z” (Gen Z) — particularly by legacy media. But teenagers from rural communities, especially in the Midwest, are not often factored into mainstream Gen Z coverage. This can be attributed to a … Continued