Declining rural newspapers? – Research webinar


Our latest research report explores the decline of newspapers in rural MN and how this affects civic engagement. This one-of-a-kind report explores this important topic and gives ideas to strengthen rural newspapers and civic engagement. You can read the report here.

On Wednesday, May 3rd, Marnie Webinar provided highlights from the report and had an in-depth discussion with panelists directly involved in the newspaper industry.

Panelists Include:

  • Reed Anfinson
    • Publisher/Owner Swift County Monitor-News, Benson, MN; Grant County Herald, Elbow Lake, MN; Stevens County Times, Morris, MN
    • Past President National Newspaper Association
  • Jason Brown
    • Publisher Long Prairie Leader/Practical Printing Osakis Anchor
  • Jennifer E. Moore,
    • Ph.D Associate Professor University of Minnesota-Duluth Journalism Program Coordinator

Moderated by: Kate Raddatz Senior Principal Park Street Public