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Instead of nuanced reporting on vaccination hesitancy, the New York Times picked a low hanging fruit of time-tested Appalachian stereotypes, further alienating communities it talks about.
Can Ledenews.com produce local journalism that thrives in a small market? News entrepreneur Steve Novotney plans to find out.
Powered by the curiosity and compassion of its narrators, the HBO documentary offers an optimistic, visually-arresting snapshot of life in small towns and cities.
Deb and James Fallows have visited dynamic, diverse communities across America and they say rural areas and small towns often "lead the way in essential humanity."
Whether it manifests in painting murals, repurposing public spaces, or simply rethinking how decisions get made, the art of creative placemaking is helping towns across the country address their challenges and unlock their potential.
Award-winning filmmakers Jeanne Jordan and Steven Ascher on bringing the book to the screen, plus the virtues of hard-won optimism, craft beer, and that "neighborhood feeling."