FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn confessed “that a small part” of her was feeling “a little down” when she arrived at the Los Angeles Community Action Network in the city’s Skid Row neighborhood on Wednesday for a public forum on internet-related issues.
The 25 participants voiced strong support for the idea of a state fund that would support enterprising reporting on local news while aggregating multiple types of information useful to South Jersey residents.
Last Thursday we printed our chant sheets, bought a couple of dollar-store ponchos, had a sign-making party and picked up a bullhorn we’d borrowed. If FCC Chairman Ajit Pai wouldn’t come to the American people, the American people would come to Pai.
A dedicated group of five NJ Spark student journalists worked hand in hand with Free Press over the course of the spring semester on an ambitious project: lifting up the stories of New Jersey's working poor — and specifically New Brunswick's.