A Milwaukee PBS collaboration combined the strengths of broadcast and print journalism to produce a documentary about Wisconsin’s changing rural economy.
We’re living in a remarkable time when reporters no longer have to win an editor’s approval to publish a story, reach an audience, and get paid.
“Journalists occupy a unique position at the intersection of news, mental health, and societal norms. Those called to the profession of journalism likely have intuitive listening gifts and can easily put themself in the shoes of another — a capacity for empathy.”
The goal is to remain local while serving an audience with news they aren’t getting from more national-driven outlets.
In February and March, The COVID Tracking Project will host a series of free trainings to help anyone who uses our data to understand existing federal numbers.