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A sentimental journey back to The Wake Weekly

A sentimental journey back to The Wake Weekly

In this, the 9th summer of the Community Journalism Roadshow, our latter-day Johnny Appleseed is targeting indy and semi-indy non-daily newspapers, which are clearly weathering The Great Recession far better than their corporate-owned big-city daily bretheren. This week our rambles take us to the Wake Weekly, a paper we’ve been following for 40 years. Forty years, y’all! by Jock Lauterer… Read more →

The Garner Citizen: “Put on your seat belts!”

The Garner Citizen: “Put on your seat belts!”

by Jock Lauterer Director, the Carolina Community Media Project Over the last nine summers, I’ve led community journalism workshops at over 130 Tar Heel newspapers. This summer, I’ve decided to focus on the independent (or semi-independent) community papers, particularly the so-called “non-dailies,” which are clearly weathering The Great Recession far better than their big-city daily cousins. Last month I went… Read more →