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On the Ground Tag

Co-published with The Guardian. Photographer Matt Eich and poet Doug Van Gundy went to Webster county, West Virginia, to find a place where people still celebrate their community.

Co-published with The Guardian. Since 2010, 83 rural US hospitals have closed – many in counties with poverty rates higher than average – leaving residents in need stranded.

Co-published with The GuardianAfter the Guardian and EHRP published a piece about the record number of farmers who are killing themselves, there were hundreds of responses.

Co-published with The GuardianIn a tiny south-eastern Ohio town in the Appalachian foothills, the Hazel Ginsburg Well is holding waste from out-of-state fracking operations – a sludge of toxic chemicals and undrinkable water.

Co-published with The GuardianLocal journalism is doing great work across the country while fighting cutbacks and tight budgets. But we need people to stop expecting news to be free.

Co-published with The GuardianThe national media failed to cover large swathes of the US pre-election, while rural voices have been quieted by the decimation of local news. Our On The Ground project aims to remedy these

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