Grassroots journalism is on the rise. In recent years, reporters on social media have set new journalistic norms to reach sources and break stories. Simultaneously, renewed interest in local news during COVID-19 has bolstered a movement for non-profit news, exemplified by startups like The Oaklandside and The American Journalism Project.
What is non-profit news? What do developments in the local news landscape mean for journalism’s civic mission? How can timeless philosophical questions about privacy and community; democracy and the public sphere, be brought to bear on this rapidly evolving landscape?
On Thursday, April 8 at 4pm, join California Humanities and Dr. Ray Briggs, Professor of Philosophy at Stanford University and co-host of the Philosophy Talk radio program, for an hour’s conversation with California journalists and thinkers.
- Dr. Ray Briggs, Professor of Philosophy at Stanford University and co-host of the Philosophy Talk radio program