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2005 Grantee Updates

The Forum

Deerfield, N.H.

Success Breeds Competition for The Forum, Final Report: October 2007
New Hampshire Forum’s Momentum Builds, May 2006
The Forum Prints Municipal Election Edition, February 2006
Deerfield Forum Launches a Print Edition, November 2005
The Forum Launches with Plans for Expansion, August 2005

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Radio Free Moscow’s KRFP News

Moscow, Idaho

Evening Report Informs Community of Breaking News and Big Issues, Final Report: October 2007
Radio Free Moscow Board to Support Citizen Newscast, May 2006
Evening Newscast Launches; Volunteers are Trained, November 2005
Radio Free Moscow Recruits Volunteer Journalists and Story Ideas, August 2005

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Hartsville Today

Hartsville, S.C.

After the Server Crashes, What Happens Next?, Update: October 2009
User-generated Posts Give Hartsville Today a Hometown Feel, Final Report: October 2007
Hartsville Today Begins to Take Hold in Community, May 2006
Hartsville Today: Focal Point for Community Conversations, February 2006
Breaking News, Blogs and Wikis to Come, November 2005
Nine Citizen Journalists Will Help Launch Hartsville Project, August 2005

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Noticias Tuyas

Hood River, Ore.

Area’s First Bilingual News Program Launches, November 2005

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Loisaida Speaks

New York City

Podcasts, Projects and Partnerships in the Works for Loisaida Speaks, Final Report: October 2007
More Podcasts are Coming for Fall, May 2006
Loisaida Launches Podcasting Booth, Reaches out for Community Support, February 2006
Girls on Air: Podcasting Launches in Lower Eastside, November 2005
“Loisaida Speaks” Podcasts Slated for September, August 2005

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kaPow! Hip-Hop Site

Philadelphia, Pa.

Hip-Hop Community Site to Launch Soon, August 2005

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Twin Cities Daily Planet

Minneapolis Builds Partnerships, Attracts Funding, Final Report: October 2007
Test Period Boosts Daily Planet’s Official Launch, May 2006
Daily Planet Looks to Partner in Operations of Minneapolis WiFi Network, February 2006
Twin Cities Alliance Adds Media Partners, Recruits Volunteer Editors, November 2005
Neighborhood, Ethnic Media Sign On to Twin Cities Daily Planet, August 2005

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The Madison Commons Project

Madison, Wisc.

Madison Commons Reports Neighborhood News, Seeks More Contributors, Final Report: October 2007
Madison Commons Trains 50 Citizen Journalists, Expands Partners, May 2006
Madison Commons Launches Web Site, Reporting Toolkit, February 2006
Twenty-two Complete Reporter Boot Camps, November 2005
Recruiting Partners, Designing Workshops, August 2005

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Loudoun Forward

Loudoun County, Va.

Loudoun Forward Rethinks Outreach Strategy in Push for Public Discourse, Final Report: October 2007
Loudoun Forward Finishes First Issues Paper, May 2006
Loudoun Forward Moves Toward Publication, Partners With WAGE Radio, February 2006
Arts and Culture will be First Community Issue Probed, November 2005
Loudoun County Weblog is Launched, August 2005

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North Lawndale Weblog

North Lawndale, Chicago

North Lawndale Weblog Looks to Extend Reach, Allow Multimedia Posts, Final Report: October 2007
North Lawndale to Give Blog Space to Citizens, May 2006
North Lawndale Weblog Gives Users Full Access, February 2006
Weblog Nudges the Community to Discuss Issues, November 2005
Chicago’s North Lawndale Community Blog Launches, August 2005

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