Why support locally owned, independent news in Kalamazoo?

  • More people vote and run for office
  • Increases community trust and sense of belonging
  • Decreases government corruption and spending
  • Holds public agencies accountable to the public
  • Illuminates dangers to the public
  • Uplifts the community, its people, and its organizations
  • (Links for supporting research below)

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Click for studies by:

The Universities of Notre Dame and Illinois at Chicago

Pew Research Center

Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard