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Site Twitter handle

@southlareport

Facebook link

https://www.facebook.com/southla

Year launched

2009

Tax status

  • Under umbrella organization with 501c3 status

Revenue

  • $51,000 – 100,000

Primary revenue sources (50% or more)

  • Other

Other primary revenue source

USC/Annenberg School

Secondary revenue sources (20-49%)

  • None at this level

Smaller revenue sources (less than 20%)

  • Foundation grants
  • None at this level (less than 20%)

Other smaller revenue source

McCormick Foundation

Is your site indexed on Google News?

  • Yes

City

Los Angeles

State

CA

Intersections South LA
Los Angeles, California
Willa Seidenberg

Intersections is supported by the USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, and includes college students as contributors. Additionally, high school students from south LA contribute to the site through a media literacy program. Topics: Community news, arts, business, education, politics. Bonus points: Reporter Corps program trains young adults to report on their community.

Coverage area

  • Metro or large city

Mission

  • Cover general local news

Other mission

We accept general news, but are starting to focus on issues cited above.

Topics of coverage

  • Education & schools
  • Entertainment & arts
  • Health & medicine

Institutional partners

  • University

Content contributors

  • Community members who are not journalists
  • Students

Other contributors

High school students

Contributor compensation

  • Volunteers
  • Interns working for academic credit

Revenue-side compensation

  • Unpaid volunteers