Cronkite News Borderlands Initiative
Jan. 28, 2016
Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and Arizona PBS launched a Cronkite News Borderlands Initiative to help Cronkite News students expand coverage of immigration and border issues leading up to the 2016 elections. The Cronkite School will be the first journalism program to partner with Beacon, a crowdfunding platform which has helped other news organizations and journalists fund reporting projects. Angela Kocherga, ASU Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication Southwest Borderlands Initiative professor as well as co-director of the Cronkite News Borderlands Bureau and Erica Lang, Cronkite News Borderlands reporter talk about the initiative.