Innovation Fund a boost for regional and small publishers

Local journalism in Murray has been given a boost with the announcement that McPherson Media Group and the Numurkah Leader have been awarded grants in the first round of the Federal Government’s Regional and Small Publishers Innovation Fund.

The Innovation Fund is part of the Government’s comprehensive Broadcasting and Content Reform package to strengthen regional and small publishers.

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Investing in quality journalism

McPherson Newspapers, the Yarrawonga Chronicle and Corowa Free Press have been awarded grants through the Regional and Small Publishers Cadetships Program, to help drive regional journalism in the Murray electorate. The McPherson Newspapers grant of $169,854 will support six cadetships in the business. The Yarrawonga Chronicle and Corowa Free Press have both been awarded $26,071…

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