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Communities that have been underserved by local media are those most affected by its decline. On 12/10, PEN America will be hosting a conversation about the media ecosystem in Detroit with local journalists. FREE and open to the public: https://bit.ly/2qeiYKz. #localnews
An investigation by The Guardian reveals coordinated disinformation campaign on Facebook is driving over 1 million users to fake ads to stoke "Islamophobic hate for profit": https://bit.ly/368EpvO via @guardian.
Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed will not talk to the news media when he is in Oslo next week to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, drawing rare criticism from the award committee, which says a free and independent press is vital: https://bit.ly/2sNopko via @Reuters.