Ready to make your voice heard, South Jersey?
When it comes to local media coverage, the situation in New Jersey is dire. Most communities have no local coverage, no one reporting their stories or holding elected officials accountable. Instead, there's just a constant loop of news from New York City and Philadelphia.
Let’s change that. With New Jersey set to receive $332 million from the sale of public-media licenses, we want you to tell us how that money could be used to fund better coverage of South Jersey.
Join us on May 2 to discuss what kind of news and information you and your neighbors need.
Share your ideas. Ask questions. Stand up for your community.
What: Our Voices, Our Future: What New Jersey Residents Want in Local Media
When: Tues., May 2, 7–9 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 and light refreshments will be served)
Where: South Jersey Technology Park, Room 137, 107 Gilbreth Parkway, Mullica Hill
RSVP today and join Free Press on May 2.
News Voices: New Jersey aims to build a network of people invested in local journalism.
We believe the future of quality local journalism lies in collaborations between newsrooms and communities. Deep connections between media outlets and readers benefit both groups: Newsrooms can expand their audiences, deepen local engagement and find new sources. Communities can call on reporters to cover the issues they care about most and help create the kinds of local media they need.
News Voices: New Jersey is a project of Free Press and Free Press Action Fund. Learn more here.