TITLE

Reporting Pushes Past Language and Ethnic Divides

AUTHOR(S)
GERSON, DANIELA
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Summer2011, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses how an experimental hyperlocal website known as the Alhambra Source has demonstrated the ability of journalism to build community in Alhambra, California. She states that the population of the city is dominated by Asians and Latinos and that it lacks a single news source for residents. She cites that the website is multilingual and it offers stories that focus on community building and addressing ethic and linguistic barriers. She notes that the contributors to the website have different cultural backgrounds.
ACCESSION #
62245180

 

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