December 17 2018

NPR – ‘Boyle Heights Beat’ Tells Community Stories That Bigger Outlets Often Miss

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis along with the LA County board of Supervisors honors the Boyle Heights Beat, July 11, 2017. Boyle Heights Beat is a bilingual community newspaper produced by its youth and came into being through a partnership of the USC Annenberg School of Journalism, and La Opinión, the Spanish language daily. (Photo by Gus Ruelas)


…Carmen Gonzalez is 17 years old, and her life took a turn a couple of years ago when a community newspaper called Boyle Heights Beat showed up at her high school in Los Angeles. They were recruiting students to work as reporters…

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