April Simpson reports on rural issues at Stateline. Before joining Pew, April was associate editor of Current, where she covered public broadcasting and nonprofit media. April was a Fulbright fellow in Botswana and Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo fellow with the International Women’s Media Foundation. She has written for the Seattle Times and the Boston Globe, among other publications. April is a graduate of Smith College and the London School of Economics and Political Science.
After Years of Disinvestment, Rural Health Care Systems May Be Ill-Equipped to Cope with an Outbreak
Editor's Note: This article was orignally published by Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts. Read the original article here. If you’re exhibiting coronavirus symptoms and meet the... MORE
Rural America · March 17, 2020
As Local News Outlets Shutter, Rural America Suffers Most
Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by Stateline, an initiative of the Pew Charitable Trusts. Journalism professor Penny Muse Abernathy lives in a news desert. She says there’s... MORE
Rural America · November 1, 2019