Welcome to the Akronist, your source for compelling stories about greater Akron. The Akronist isn’t just another website. It’s your website – your home for local videos, photos, podcasts, written articles and blogs produced by the community using the latest digital media tools.
The Akronist is a multimedia community news and entertainment website that shares stories about people, places and issues in Greater Akron, with a special emphasis on social issues, nonprofits, neighborhood news and information and the arts.
The Akronist is a constructive place for you to engage and connect with other citizens about issues and topics that are important to you at the neighborhood level. You and your fellow community members can create stories, videos and photos through our training arm, the Akron Digital Media Center, and you retain ownership of all your original content.
Do you want to help create a more engaged, informed and connected community? By creating original local content for the Akronist, you can help fill a gap in neighborhood-level media; inform your community; and encourage constructive civic engagement. Find out more about our training opportunities, which will enable you to join this growing network of engaged and informed citizens. Click here to register for our free citizen journalism training. Click here to learn more. Click here to contact the editor.
Anonymity is not permitted on the Akronist, so please use your best judgment when posting stories and comments. Don’t post anything on the Akronist you wouldn’t say in a face-to-face conversation. The Akronist reserves the right to remove fake contributors and any posts that are not relevant or constructive. If you need more clarity about this, read our Terms of Service, Contributor Agreement and Social Network and Content Policy.
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