Gavin Newsom signs million Berkeley Journalism fellowship program into state budget

The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism announced a $25 million state-funded fellowship program in the budget signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom, D-...

September 12, 2022
5:32 PM

The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism announced a $25 million state-funded fellowship program in the budget signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom, D-Calif., on Wednesday.The school's dean Geeta Anand promoted the new program on Friday through her Twitter account."Big news for journalism in the Golden State: Governor Gavin Newsom just signed a budget bill that includes $25 million to help Berkeley Journalism serve local journalism around the state," Anand tweeted.She added, "So far as we know, it's the largest infusion of state-level funds into local journalism ever (fact check please!)" University of California, Berkeley entrance sign on the corner of Oxford Street and Center Street at Berkeley, California.

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