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Media & Democracy 03.12.2024

San Francisco Leaders Urge City to Invest in Local Media

San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passes resolution urging city departments to adopt emerging media policy solutions, dedicate at least half of its ad spending to community & ethnic media

Media & Democracy 02.27.2024

New Report Uplifts Community Information Needs in San Francisco, Offers Policy Solutions To Bolster Independent Journalism

Findings show San Franciscans are hungry for more local journalism, including investigative reporting and independent election coverage

Media & Democracy 12.16.2023

NEW REPORT: Independent, Community Media Critical to San Francisco’s Democracy

Findings show urgent need to invest in community, ethnic media

Media & Democracy 05.23.2022

California Common Cause Launches New Podcast “Democracy Is,” About How Democracy Issues Impact Communities

Today, California Common Cause released the first episode of “Democracy Is,” a bi-weekly podcast telling the stories of Californians fighting for a more representative democracy.

Media & Democracy 12.7.2021

California Common Cause Launches First-of-its-Kind Statewide Initiative to Strengthen Local and Ethnic Media

“A healthy and vibrant press is key to holding government accountable and ensuring an informed electorate,” said Jonathan Mehta Stein, Executive Director of California Common Cause. “As local journalism continues to decline, misinformation, disinformation, and political polarization is on the rise. This initiative will allow us to get back to governing based on facts, and with a news industry that’s inclusive of every voice in our state.”

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