Secret Meetings? Who’s to Know?

Save Our FarmsMiranda Spivack for the Columbia Journalism Review documents the decline of local news coverage, and the rise of community activists to fill the vacuum.  She examines the impact on small town governance: less accountability to open meetings laws, diminished  coverage of meetings, and more single source reporting.

[Reporting sponsored by The Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation.]

Photo credit: Miranda Spivack