Connection Strategy Resources
Center for Rural Strategies seeks to improve economic
and social conditions for communities in the countryside
and around the world through the creative and innovative
use of media and communications.
55 million people live in the rural U.S. ¬ Maybe
you're one of them, or used to be, or want to be.
As mainstream TV and newspapers retreat from small
towns, the Daily Yonder is your daily multi-media
buffet of news, commentary, research, and features.
Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues
helps non-metropolitan journalists define the public
agenda for their communities, and grasp the local
impact of broader issues. It interprets rural issues
for metro news media, conducts seminars and publishes
research and good examples of rural journalism.
It helps journalists all over America learn about
rural issues, trends and events in areas they’ve
never seen but have much in common with their own.
It helps rural journalists how to exercise editorial
leadership in small markets.
Rural Blog, published by the Institute for Rural
Journalism and Community Issues, is a daily digest
of events, issues, trends and journalism in rural
America, with story ideas and sources.
Rural Innovation Network by SRDI, connecting rural
communities around economic sustainability for peer
learning exchange, access to relevant innovators
and innovations, rural constituent training opportunities,
and increasing partnerships across SRDI program