Sunday, March 11, 2012

Future of Feminism, Day Eleven: Making the Global Local

Today's post features a great organization that trains and hires women around the world to work as reporters for global news outlets, thereby making the global local:
A few days ago, the Global Press Institute, an organization devoted to training women to report on local and regional stories for national and global news outlets, celebrated its sixth birthday, and with it, ushered in what hopes to be a new era of responsible, home-grown journalism. After all, who better to tell the stories and uncover the secrets of cities, towns and villages than women who already live in those communities and who know the people and the culture and the customs?
Read the rest here.

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