Part One: Impact Q&A with Dan Denvir, staff writer for Philadelphia City Paper

As part of our ongoing series examining how to measure and evaluate impact in public interest news, CPIJ met with Dan Denvir, staff writer at the Philadelphia City Paper, to discuss his thoughts on how public interest coverage impacts his City Paper audience, the city of Philadelphia, and its public officials.  Denvir speaks directly to questions of how his reporting may have influenced the local school reform debate, how alternative news papers differ in impact from mainstream media, and his personal and professional goals for impact in his reporting.

Come back soon for more excerpts from this interview.

Part One:

Denvir speaks to the possibilities and limitations in impacting public affairs through reporting, reflecting on the Daily News’ Pulitzer prize-winning series Tainted Justice:

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