Local News: It’s up to us

BenitoLink's annual fundraiser has reached just under $20K in community donations. Pledges will be matched up to Dec. 31.

Speakers from ABC News, Austin-American Statesman and Pro Publica share their experiences of covering government with the audience. Photo by Noe Magaña.


BenitoLink reporter attends two journalism conferences in Houston

Gatherings highlight investigative reporting and nonprofit news organizations.

Hollister Downtown Association members listen to presentations by San Benito County news providers. Photos by Leslie David.

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Members eat and learn about local news at HDA breakfast

Online-only news sources speak on serving the public.

BenitoLink reporters meet weekly with Content Manager Nick Preciado and Copy Editor Paul Hersch to discuss the news of the week and progress on individual projects. Staff photo.


Giving Newsday keeps your local nonprofit news alive and fair

BenitoLink has a unique editorial style designed to serve the public.

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Thankful for community contributions

BenitoLink keeps the community informed and provides residents with a "town square" where a variety of perspectives can be shared.

Karen de Sa and Jason Leopold lead discussion on working with sources. Photo by Noe Magaña.


BenitoLink reporters pursue continuing education

Two attend investigative reporting workshop at San Jose State.

Every Week our reporter get together to discuss story ideas. Photo by Leslie David.


Get to know the BenitoLink team

We have been able to grow our team thanks to your continued support. BenitoLink is your own community-based news, here to serve your interests and informational needs.

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Aromas Progressive Action League to host Local Democracy Dies in Darkness

The Aromas Progressive Action League will be hosting a panel discussion on local journalism at 4 p.m. on Jan. 28

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Here’s to 2018!

Community support for local news and investigative reporting has reached an all time high during this fall's Pledge of Champions Campaign. That means an exciting year ahead for local in-depth journalism.

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Congratulations, you did it! Your donations have surpassed our Pledge of Champions $38,000 goal.

Thanks to you, BenitoLink reached its full match goal of $38,000! Donations of all sizes have come in, making it the most successful Pledge of Champions campaign yet.

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OPINION: Let’s celebrate the fourth estate this Fourth of July

The media are your friends: stop calling them names


Business / Economy

Grassroots Journalism, San Benito Style

Local news is changing and growing from the ground up

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Business / Economy

All Shook Up: Evaluating Journalism

BenitoLink reports from Miami on what Knight Foundation Journalism fund recipients are talking about at the 10th Annual Knight Foundation Media Learning Seminar

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Children and Youth

BenitoLink to showcase the work of student journalists

Partnership with Baler News organization to highlight stories of San Benito High School students

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Schools & Education

Gavilan College classes start Aug. 25

Journalism classes return after a yearlong hiatus