Happy New Year to our community

The St. Louis American - January 1, 2014

Community journalism, as we understand and practice the form, always involves the consideration of community morale and well-being. Specifically in the black press, we report to and for a community that hears bad news about itself most places it turns. We consider it part of our responsibility to balance this, on average, negative coverage in the mainstream media with positive news about our community. That is why so many of our pages are full of routine good news that would fall beneath the notice of many media: scholarships, awards, promotions, donations, reunions, inspirational messages, celebrations, and so on.

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