Targeting regional and statewide journalism offers a solution to the crisis in journalism. The project will serve as a watchdog for government and powerful institutions, fulfilling the core mandate of CIR. It will partner with existing news organizations, journalism schools and other institutions to develop innovative ways to inform and engage Californians on issues that affect them in their communities and in their daily lives.The release also includes a link to a "job descriptions" page.
*Correction: Perhaps due to wishful thinking, I'd mistakenly typed "$2.4 billion in grant funds." It's $2.4 million.