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Report For America Fuels Local Journalism : Alexandra Watts Talks About Her Work In The Mississippi Delta

Jun 08, 2019 - Providence Journal


With an ode to the importance of journalism at the local and state levels \x97 and praise for an innovative new program that supports it \x97 my “Story in the Public Square” cohost and coproducer Jim Ludes gives a fitting introduction to this week’s show:

“Local journalism is one of the keystones of American democracy,” Ludes said. “There’s no substitute for an experienced local reporter not just to get a story but to share it with the insight and perspecti...