Geographic Fortunes--and Misfortunes--Define This New Midwest Beat

Maynard, Micheline
December 2010
Nieman Reports;Winter2010, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p46
The article reports on the jobs of journalists working at the Changing Gears project which covers situations in the Midwest region of the U.S. According to the author, the focus of the project is on issues like jobs, community redevelopment, environment, agriculture and education. She reveals that the goal is to call attention to issues of regional interest, particularly involving those who are experiencing a sense of disconnection and to get radio and television stations in the region as news gathering partners.


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