Channel 8: The uncertain future of community journalism


This Wednesday, the 2018 Huck Boyd Lecture took place in the Ballroom of the K-State Alumni Center. The featured guest was Penny Muse Abernathy, who presented her lecture “Saving community journalism from the rising threat of news deserts.”

During the presentation, she spoke on the dangers that loom over community newspapers across the nation as well as presenting potential solutions to the problems. After the lecture, there was a panel that spoke on how the issue affects us here in Kansas.