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How community news can solve the problems of parachute journalism

Inside the growing push toward locally focused journalism around the world, from Ferguson, Missouri to Rio de Janeiro.

Anna-Catherine Brigida | December 13, 2016

Community-driven newspapers reshape global perceptions of slums

Across the globe, residents of slums — or highly populated, working-class urban areas — are pushing back against negative stereotypes with hyperlocal, community-driven journalism.

Anna-Catherine Brigida | December 08, 2016

Ahead of 2016 Olympics, Rio de Janeiro's favelas become hubs of local journalism

In a few months, journalists from all over the globe will descend on Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic Games. Increasingly, however, local journalists are telling their own stories on their own terms.

Alessandra Monnerat | February 29, 2016