The News Integrity Initiative has chosen Free Press’ News Voices project as one of its first 10 grantees. This grant will help us explore how communities lose trust in the media — and how to rebuild it.
The Trump administration, the FCC, Congress and greedy companies are attacking people’s rights to connect and communicate so relentlessly that staying on top of everything that’s happening can feel like an impossible task. Check out this list of five of the biggest threats.
This Saturday's community forum will bring together local residents, media makers, activists, artists and others to sit down with reporters and discuss the stories they think the city needs to move from talk to action.
Runaway consolidation has decimated news outlets across New Jersey, leaving many communities without any real coverage. That’s why Free Press Action Fund has been lobbying to pass the Civic Info Bill, which would allocate $100 million over five years to fund essential news-and-information projects and meet the needs of underserved communities.
Free Press Action Fund’s News Voices: New Jersey project just wrapped up its lightning tour of the state with community forums in Asbury Park and Tuckerton — the sixth and seventh events we held to gather grassroots feedback on the New Jersey Civic Information Consortium, which would fund impactful reporting around the state.
North Jersey participants in the fifth in a series of Free Press Action Fund community forums hit all the notes of that old recipe for bridal beauty: something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.