Podcast | Small Talk: Think Global, Report Local

Nicholas Dawes, the executive director of THE CITY, talks about how it produces high-impact local stories covering New York.

THE CITY is an award-winning, nonprofit news organization in New York City that produces high-quality and high-impact accountability reporting. Their work is free to all and does not require a subscription.

Katerina Voutsina, Project Manager at iMEdD, spoke to Nicholas Dawes, the executive director of THE CITY, during International Journalism Week 2022. Dawes leads THE CITY’s reporting after 20 years of experience in journalism, including leadership positions at The Hindustan Times in India and the Mail & Guardian in South Africa.

He talked about how THE CITY’s focus on ordinary users and diversity in the newsroom leads to better journalism, even on high-impact local stories that larger media outlets may have missed.

You can listen to the podcast here.

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