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The Robeson Journal: a model of diversity

The Robeson Journal: a model of diversity

The 9th annual Johnny Appleseed Community Roadshow rolls into Lumberton in southeastern North Carolina where the 2003 indy startup weekly Robeson Journal is duking it out with the competition. Not only is this lively “relentlessly local” community paper making a go of it, but also there’s something else really special about the Robeson Journal. by Jock Lauterer Director, the Carolina… Read more →

The Maxton Times: the cleanest news in town

The Maxton Times: the cleanest news in town

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 weathering The Great Recession far better than their big-city cousins. And this includes bodacious start-ups that are off the grid and under the radar because they haven’t yet joined the state press association. Come with me to… Read more →