Elites and the affluent are awash in information designed to serve them, but everyday people, who often grapple with significantly different concerns, are hungry for credible information they need to make their best life and citizenship decisions. Sadly, in many communities there’s just no oasis, no sustenance to be found — communities where the ‘new news ecosystem’ is not a cliché but a desert.

Tom Stites via Josh Sterns, Groundswell. Civic Health and Public Journalism.

Josh’s Tumblr is very much worth the follow.

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