Facebook grant supports local media
Last updated 4/23/2020 at 8:44am
CHENEY — The parent company of The Ritzville Adams County Journal is getting some support from Facebook to help keep news flowing.
Free Press Publishing, the parent company of The Journal, is one of only two Eastern Washington media companies to have been awarded a $5,000 Facebook Journalism Project grant.
"The grant couldn't have come at a better time," Publisher Roger Harnack said, noting media companies are struggling — several even closing — across the U.S. "The funds will help us continue to bring local news in our rural markets, including Adams County."
The only other media com...