Love Wisconsin is a digital storytelling project that celebrates Wisconsin.
Hear stories from municipal workers in Wisconsin.
Click here to read the stories
The goal of the Wisconsin project was to increase public trust in the electoral process and to better understand how related public institutions are functioning in the current moment. They used the digital storytelling powerhouse that is the Love Wisconsin, along with Wisconsin Humanities’ digital communications channels, to bring election-related personal stories and scholarly perspectives to audiences. These audiences include Love Wisconsin’s 100,000 followers on Facebook and its reach to 250,000 people per month with content on social media and its website.
Love Wisconsin and Wisconsin Humanities sponsored this conversation about local reporting and why it matters. Click here to watch the program.
In recent decades, many of Wisconsin’s newspapers have closed or been swallowed up by large media conglomerates. Part of this process leads to reducing staff size, which...