Here Are the Top 10+ Journalism Collaborations of 2021

100 Days in AppalachiaNational Geographic and the Economic Hardship Reporting Project came together to produce Critical Condition, a three-part series that examined how the closure of hospitals in rural Appalachian communities was affecting local communities in the wake of COVID-19.

The stories focus on dire conditions in three counties in West Virginia, Virginia and Tennessee, including a county where two of three hospitals have been closed and the last remaining facility has only one doctor.

However, the stories are not only an examination of what’s been lost; they also look at the resiliency of the communities profiled and the solutions that the residents have devised.

Read the full article on Medium here.

Save An Endangered Species: Journalists

The Economic Hardship Reporting Project supports independent journalists so they can create gripping stories which often counter the typical disparaging narratives about inequality. This high-quality journalism is then co-published with mainstream media outlets mobilizing readers to address systemic economic hardship.

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