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  • The Commons: An interview with Editor Jeff Potter


The Commons has won dozens of awards for journalistic excellence. As “ Windham County's Independent Source for News and Views", the free weekly newspaper works with many established freelance writers. Based on the belief that news is “too important to be a commodity”, The Commons is dedicated to promoting independent media and providing education, mentoring and support through seminars, school curriculum and internships. The paper is produced 100% through advertising, memberships and donations.

Tour Stop Location: Hooker-Dunham Building, Downtown Brattleboro

139 Main Street, Brattleboro, Vermont 05301, United States

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Audio Production and Interviewer: Olga Peters
Interviewee: Jeff Potter, The Commons' Editor

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