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Forum Communications Company

Fargo, North Dakota, United States. Founded in 1878

Forum Communications Company, headquartered in Fargo, North Dakota, United States, is a privately held company.

Forum Communications Company controls Forum Communications (parent news organization), Agweek, Alexandria Echo Press, The Bemidji Pioneer, Brainerd Dispatch, The Detroit Lakes Tribune, The Dickinson Press, Duluth News Tribune, The Globe, Grand Forks Herald, InForum, The Jamestown Sun, Mitchell Daily Republic, Park Rapids Enterprise, Perham Focus, Pine and Lakes Echo Journal, Pine Journal, Post Bulletin, Superior Telegram, Wadena Pioneer Journal and West Central Tribune

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Forum Communications Company functions as the publisher of the news services.

Forum Communications Co. is a family-owned network of community-driven newsrooms, broadcast stations and new media products.

The Trust Project

The Trust Project is an international consortium of news organizations building standards of transparency and working with technology platforms to affirm and amplify journalism’s commitment to transparency, accuracy, inclusion and fairness so that the public can make informed news choices. It was founded and is led by award-winning journalist Sally Lehrman.

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Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist, was our original funder, through the Trustworthy Journalism Initiative of Craig Newmark Philanthropies. Google followed with their financial support. Our funders also have included Democracy Fund, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and Facebook. Funders. Trust Project policies and the Trust Indicators are shaped and enforced independently from our funding sources.

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