Ag & Water Desk is a WordPress-Powered Publisher with a Great Mission, and Explainer Video

Many recent local journalism stories can be hard to follow. There are often a lot of organizations involved with confusing names and purposes. That is true in this story about “Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk” also known as “AGWaterDesk”.

Ag & Water Desk (as we’ll call them for short) has just received $2.5 million grant to expand their mission. That story includes Report for America, Missouri School of Journalism, the Society of Environmental Journalists, Walton Family Foundation, and dozens of media outlets.

Fortunately Ag & Water Desk have a great explainer video that outlines what they do and how they’ll spend that grant:

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