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Los Angeles is a kaleidoscope of small communities and areas, all with differing information needs. How does local media address the needs of diverse communities and better reflect the audiences they're designed to serve? How can they pivot to support local information ecosystems beyond what has been previously imagined?

This installment of our #FutureOfLocalNews virtual event series in partnership with USC Annenberg. covered strategies for amplifying community voices and the types of educational and professional pipelines needed to support more diverse — and relevant — newsrooms.

Our newsroom's director of community engagement Ashley Alvarado will be joined by:

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