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What do European newspapers know that we don’t

January 3, 2018

Reflections on community — and community journalism from afar Or…In which the ol’ perfesser finds that journalism in Italy is alive and well… Isabella’s news stand sells 19 separate newspapers, not including — she is quick to tell us — … Read more

When little news is big news in small places

July 18, 2015

The Roadshow takes a slight diversion this month, a dip into sunny Tuscany where Mr. Joke finds a parable and lesson about the importance of community journalism in the charming 16th century hill town of Montepulciano.         The world … Read more

Think Globally; Report Locally

July 12, 2014

  Even though the World Cup doesn’t involve their country’s team — and the games are quite literally on the other side of the world — one community newspaper in Finland found a way to make local the big game … Read more