"Community journalism, which usually means weekly newspapers, is a lone, bright star in the media world today," writes Don Corrigan for the Webster-Kirkwood Times in western Missouri. "A tough economy and the new digital media have hurt TV news and daily papers. They've lost advertising, staffers and audience. Community journalism has held its own through all this – and is now on the rebound."
Events this week include: The St. Louis Media Hall of Fame induction scheduled for tonight; a talk about free speech on Wednesday at Webster University; and a discussion on media coverage of events at Ferguson on Thursday at Edward Jones & Co. headquarters in Des Peres. (Read more)