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Media Decoder: US Corporation for Public Broadcasting to fund local journalism

America’s Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) has pledged funding for seven new regional reporting projects in an effort to counter the decline in local journalism and original reporting nationwide.

The projects will reportedly be collaborative efforts between public radio and TV stations.

The Local Journalism Centers, as they are being called, will each hire teams of reporters and editors, as well as community outreach managers, to report on an issue of regional relevance, including the reinvention of the industrial upper Midwest economy, efforts in upstate New York to attract innovative businesses, and agribusiness in the Plains.

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