In a major effort to cover issues important to the Long Beach community by leveraging the power of local journalism, four news agencies—the Long Beach Press Telegram, Long Beach Post, Grunion Gazette and Long Beach Business Journal—accepted the challenge to work together for the first time under the umbrella of the newly-formed Long Beach Media Collaborative.
Right now we are witnessing a huge online social movement—#MeToo—resulting in some serious offline consequences, including political resignations, corporate firings and a closer examination of sexual harassment in all aspects of our culture.
When the City of Chattanooga, Tennessee decided to build out a fiber network, its aim wasn’t to become the fastest internet connection in the United States.
In Long Beach, choices seem to be endless. But if you’re looking for an internet service provider (ISP), that’s where things can get a little sparse.
Today, 13 percent of Americans do not use the internet, a number that has changed little over the past three years, according to the Pew Research Center.
In ASK LBMC, a part of the Long Beach Media Collaborative’s series Strengthening the Signal, reporters answer your questions about the digital divide. To submit your question or vote on what the next question we tackle will be, click here.
Leaning against his walking cane, Fernando Miramontes waited in line at the help desk inside the Mark Twain Neighborhood Library in central Long Beach hoping for an extension.
In late September the Long Beach Media Collaborative hosted a forum at the Michelle Obama Library during which we heard from dozens of locals living without internet access at home.
Looking to bolster in-depth local journalism at a time when newsrooms throughout the country are reeling from budget and staffing cuts, four major Long Beach news agencies have come together to collaborate on a series of stories that will examine a single issue affecting the community.