Student journalists and media makers make their communities more vibrant and engaging spaces to live in. Student media informs its community about on-campus healthcare resources; tells the story of student life; inspires environmental conservation; and offers relief from the stresses of undergraduate education.
Sir, we are kindred spirits. I wrote an article recently that explores the same idea. If I can be of any assistance in your research, feel free to contact me, my email is at the bottom of the attached article. https://medium.com/@joshstrupp/the-digital-media-industry-hates-local-communities-but-we-love-them-484772eb403#.yv7ofgskb