Originally published at: https://decentered.co.uk/decentered-media-podcast-122-crowdfunding-great-central-gazette/
Why does having access to an independent news service matter for Leicester? How can supporters of the Great Central Gazette ensure that the stories they publish are trusted, relevant and offer a fresh take on life in Leicester? It was great to chat with Reece and Emma about their Crowdfunding for this innovative news service, which will be based on a membership model, aiming to develop stories that are inclusive, that counter misinformation, and are representative of the diversity of Leicester. In this episode of the Decentered Media Podcast, Reece and Emma shared their stories as emerging investigative journalists, and we discussed the values of community accountability and why a new approach to news and media literacy is needed.