In Costa Rica and across the Americas, democracy is no longer something any of us can take for granted. In many of our countries, it is on the line, or even slipping away.
This statement is probably something most of us can get behind, no matter what our political convictions or backgrounds might be.
While we’re hanging out on common ground, here’s another statement that most of us probably agree with, no matter what journalism we consume, and when, and how: the rise of misinformation and a drop in public trust in the media are playing a massive role in weakening our democratic societies.
These big problems deserve big responses. But what if a small change can create a little wave that expands over time?
What happens if we shift the mindset of a single journalist?
How might that spread out into a community… and the world?
That’s what we’re exploring in this month’s edition. (Want to help us? Fill out this quick survey!)
Welcome to “Ripple Effect.”