Newsosaur: 'How Did L.A. Times Get a Grant When I Can’t?'
Posted: 9/10/2012 | By: Alan D. Mutter | Reflections of a Newsosaur
For 24 years, hundreds of Los Angeles high school journalists have learned about reporting, writing and life itself by volunteering at L.A. Youth, a free newspaper read by an estimated 350,000 teens a year.
But the non-profit publication may not live to celebrate its 25th birthday, says founder Donna Myrow, because she can’t raise enough money to fund its annual $500,000 operating budget.