Funding for the 2004 activities of the Lear Center Local News Archive has been provided by the Joyce Foundation. Its Money and Politics Program supports efforts to open up the airwaves to ensure better coverage of politics, government and public affairs in conformity with broadcasters’ legal obligations to serve the public interest. www.joycefdn.org.

Additional support was provided by the Carnegie Corporation.

Funding for the study of Spanish-language news has been provided by the Pew Hispanic Center. Its mission is to improve understanding of the diverse Hispanic population in the United States and to chronicle Latinos’ growing impact on the nation. The Center strives to inform debate on critical issues through dissemination of its research to policymakers, business leaders, academic institutions and the media. www.pewhispanic.org