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Tara McGowan

Founder and Publisher

Tara McGowan is the founder and publisher of COURIER, a civic media company with local newsrooms in nine states. A former political strategist with an early career in journalism, she has seen firsthand how America’s information crisis has contributed to the rising threat of anti-democratic extremism and the deterioration of social trust. With COURIER, McGowan is building a new model for reaching audiences online with fact-based, digital-first local reporting from North Carolina to Arizona.

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Events featuring Tara McGowan
Events featuring Tara McGowan