Pulitzer Center funds Lehigh University student journalist to investigate internet access in rural PA

Written by on December 17, 2020

Pulitzer Center funds Lehigh University student journalist to investigate internet access in rural PA

By Brad Klein

December 17, 2020

The picturesque bridge in Honesdale. Photo| Jordan Wolman

Residents of the Lehigh Valley may take convenient internet access for granted.  But not so far away, rural residents of Pennsylvania often struggle to get online. And a lack of internet access can have disastrous effects on a community and its residents.

WLVR’s Brad Klein spoke with Jordan Wolman, the Editor-in-Chief of the Lehigh University student paper, The Brown and White. He’s written a powerful online feature story on the subject of Rural Internet Access.

His story on the challenges of obtaining internet services in rural Pennsylvania. It’s called, ‘A Crisis of Connectivity: Internet Access in Rural PA’ and was funded by the Pulitzer Center through a ‘local crisis reporting’ grant.

Listen to the Interview.

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