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Neil Budde of the Philadelphia Public Interest Information Network @ Temple U.

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May 9, 2012 7:30 pm
May 9, 2012 9:00 pm

Neil Budde was named in February as the founding CEO of the Philadelphia Public Interest Information Network, a collaborative organization intended to help increase the amount and quality of news and information in the Greater Philadelphia region. It is funded through a $2.4 million grant to the Temple University School of Communications and Theater from the William Penn Foundation.

Budde is developing a strategic plan for the non-profit, which is expected to produce its own journalism while offering resources to other media outlets in the city.  His efforts are being assisted by Temple’s Center for Public Interest Journalism.