Rural Digital Resilience Project
Reporting on Appalachia
Resources to help journalists understand the deep, complicated history of this place. Explore our guides of how to cover complicated topics and browse our list of things you should read, watch, or listen to before covering Appalachia.
Reporting on Religion
Witness: Democracy, Faith Communities and Local Journalism in America is a community of practice bridging divides of mistrust, isolation and misunderstanding between three key pillars of a just, inclusive and multiracial democracy.
Reporting on Addiction
Supporting a collaboration
of addiction science experts, professional journalists and educators who want to improve the media's portrayal of
addiction and recovery with trainings and research-based resources.
Reporting on Extremism
Training, peer-support and other resources for small newsrooms and independent journalists for addressing the unique challenges, risks and potential media harms in covering political violence and extremism at the local level.
Three friends, Cabell County, West Virginia. Photo by Dennis Savage, Looking at Appalachia
This monthly newsletter produced with 100 Days in Appalachia will feature cultural analyses and insight into the inner lives of Zoomers online. From memes, music and fashion to the fears, politics, tech and trends influencing our spaces. Sign up for a candid look at who we are and where we are online, written and produced by rural Gen Z.
Why Appalachia Matters
We believe the story of Appalachia reflects the story of our country. 100 Days amplifies the region’s diverse voices, celebrates our successes, investigates our failures and empowers our communities. Subscribe to 100 Days in Appalachia's weekly newsletters to receive insights into the latest from Appalachia, directly from Appalachians. Featuring media makers, creators and innovators throughout the region.
This series of training modules for youth, parents and caregivers empowers young people to navigate their own risks in a surveilled world, recognize who is most vulnerable, and learn how to minimize harm to themselves and peers.
We are a founding member of the Coalition Against Online Violence, a collection of global organizations working to find better solutions for journalists, researchers and civil society facing online abuse, harassment and other forms of digital attack. View the Coalition’s step-by-step guides and key resources.