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Video: Why we publish news you don’t read

by Josh Bootsma

LANSING, Ill. (August 5, 2022) – This week, Melanie and Josh talk about the stories that don’t get many views, and a few reasons why publishing that type of content is still important:

Read the stories we’re talking about

Josh mentioned this utility assistance story from the spring:

Melanie pointed out the potential importance of this news about the new Suicide Prevention Hotline:

Hop in the way-back machine with Josh and read the press release from IDPH in 2020 about the second coronavirus case to be detected in Illinois:

Catch up on photos around Lansing through Melanie’s weather posts:

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Josh Bootsma
Josh Bootsma
Josh is Managing Editor at The Lansing Journal and believes in the power and purpose of community news. He covers any local topics—from village government to theatre, from business openings to migratory birds.


  1. I love all your information and articles! Especially WEATHER 😁 The photos make me smile❣️It is so refreshing to have pleasant twist of news delivered to my email every morning. Great job !

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