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Community Correspondents Corps


Whitesburg, Ky.

If These Mountains Could Speak: Giving Voice to Appalachia, End of Year One: November 2007
Citizen Correspondents are Starting to Produce Radio Stories, Spring 2007
Citizen Radio Stories to Air, November 2006
Appalshop Trains Nine Citizen Contributors for Community Correspondents Corps, August 2006

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Ethnic News Service


San Francisco

Bay Voices Amplifies the Lives of Youth of Color, End of Year Two: October 2008
Ethnic News Service:  Still Buffering, End of Year One: November 2007
Seeking Untold Stories in San Francisco’s Ethnic Communities, Spring 2007
Students Reporting for Ethnic News Service, November 2006
Ethnic News Service Finds Partners in Preparation for Launch, August 2006

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Chicago Talks


Chicago

Community News for Chicago, City of Neighborhoods, End of Year Two: October 2008
Successful Soft Launch, End of Year One: November 2007
Politics, Immigration Issues Fuel Connections Site, Spring 2007
Students Gear Up for Feb. 27 City Elections, November 2006
Chicago Neighborhood Journalism Project Seeks Out Community Input, August 2006

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MURL Building Blocks


Philadelphia

MURL Expands Mission to Include Training and Community Media, Follow-up: July 2009
MURL: Freedom and Speech, End of Year Two: October 2008
MURL: Building Community and Cultural Competency, End of Year One: November 2007
Digital Cameras will Seed Datacasts, Spring 2007
Building Blocks Project Launches, November 2006
Temple’s MURL Launches “Building Blocks” Blog, August 2006

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Learning to Finish:
Solution that Leads to Graduation


Charlottesville, Va.

Crossing the Finish Line to Graduation, End of Year Two: October 2008
Learning to Finish Launches Graduation Rate Calculator, End of Year One: November 2007
Drop-out Wiki Tries to Entice More Interaction, Spring 2007
Forty Wiki Articles, Discussion Guide Focus on Dropouts, November 2006
Learning to Finish Campaign Launches with Wiki, August 2006

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Route 7 Report


Athens, Ohio

Route 7 Report: Regular, Dependable, Popular and in Print, End of Year Two: October 2008
Route 7 Report:  Please Come to Our Town Next!, End of Year One: November 2007
Route 7 Report Launches as Newsletter and Web Site, Spring 2007
Citizen Newsletter Web Site Launches, November 2006
Route 7 Report Launches Early for Elections, August 2006

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Monroe County Radio Project


Morgantown, W.V.

Monroe County Radio Creates a Buzz, End of Year Two: October 2008
Monroe County Radio: The Long Distance Challenge, End of Year One: November 2007
Community News Airs Amid Setbacks, Spring 2007
Radio Program Expands to 15 Minutes,
Web Site To Launch in March
, November 2006
“Monroe County Today” Radio News Program Launches, August 2006

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Great Lakes Wiki


East Lansing, Mich.

Great Lakes Wiki: A New Generation of Environmental Reporters, End of Year Two: October 2008

A Great Wiki for the Great Lakes, End of Year One: November 2007
Great Lakes Wiki Edited 500 Times in First Month, Spring 2007
Great Lakes Wiki Gearing Up for Hard Launch, November 2006
Michigan State Journalism Class Develops Great Lakes Wiki, August 2006

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Rural News Network


Missoula, Mont.

Keith Graham’s 10 Lessons Learned on how to Engage Community Members , October 2008
Rural Journalism 101: Covering the Basics, End of Year One: November 2007
Rural News Network Teams Citizen Reporters with Student Journalists, Spring 2007
Rural News Network Site to Launch in March, November 2006
Rural News Network Recruits Town Mayor, Librarian as News Correspondents, August 2006

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Trenton Policy Options


Princeton, N.J.

Template Catches On, February 2009
Slow and Steady Build-Out, End of Year One: November 2007
Colleges Help with Issues Briefs for Policy Options Wiki, Spring 2007
Trenton PolicyOptions.org Pilots Policy News, November 2006

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