Out of Struggle: Strengthening and Expanding Movement Journalism in the U.S. South

Aug 01, 2017
  • Description

The scope of the report includes Historic precedents and recent examples of journalism and social movements working in tandem to intervene on injustice; new and developing projects across the country that are breaking down barriers between journalists and the public, encouraging collaboration between newsrooms, and training grassroots journalists; a landscape scan of independent media in the South; analysis of national reporting on the South, funding models to start and sustain journalistic endeavors; and recommendations for launching a Southern People's Media Network to practice "movement journalism" by creating the news media we need, impacting the news media that exists, and strengthening grassroots media infrastructure in the South.