EDITOR’S NOTE: New journalism partnership brings help to Malheur County

Les Zaitz, editor and publisher, Malheur Enterprise.

Last week, I met people from across the country who could change the news you get from the Malheur Enterprise.

There was Pam Dempsey of the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting in Illinois, whose outfit reports deeply on agribusiness.

There was Sara Lomax Reese of radio station WURD in Philadelphia, devoted to serving the African America community.

And there was Paola Jaramillo of Enlace Latino NC, a Spanish language news source for the Latino community in Raleigh, North Carolina.

They were among a dozen journalists from across the country that gathered for a virtual meeting and to join a shared project.

Those newsrooms and the Enterprise are among a dozen picked by the Solutions Journalism Network to learn how to use journalism that seeks . . .