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Partner Highlight: Cicero Independiente

Partner Highlight: Cicero Independiente

In celebration of Latinx heritage month, we’ve decided to put the spotlight on Cicero Independiente, an independent, bilingual news organization serving the people of Cicero and Berwyn, Illinois.

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A Labor Day conversation about the intersections of labor and the environment with the Frontline Observer

A Labor Day conversation about the intersections of labor and the environment with the Frontline Observer

At the Listening Post Collective, we are fortunate to work with civic media partners committed to reporting on their community’s most pressing issues. One such partner is Anthony Victoria, Founder of the Frontline Observer. In honor of Labor Day, we talked to Anthony about the vital work he is doing to highlight environmental issues in Riverside and San Bernadino, California. 

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We Can’t Live Without Our Radio

We Can’t Live Without Our Radio

At the LPC, we’re pretty old school, and with Aug. 20 being National Radio Day, we had to make sure we put together our shoutout list of favorite radio projects.

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A Call for a Civic Media Renaissance – It’s About Damn Time

A Call for a Civic Media Renaissance – It’s About Damn Time

While we believe it is essential that we test new revenue models built on community support, we should also ask ourselves, what’s the business plan for democracy? Where’s the humanitarian aid to combat the vacuum media consolidation left us to fill? Where is the big-funding energy for small news and information startups in communities historically excluded from mainstream media?  

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