1. Introduction

Your opinions, along with the opinions of hundreds of others who participated in this forum or discussion, will be reflected in a summary report that will be available to all citizens, including those who took part in the forums, as well as officeholders, members of the news media, and others in your community.

Special thanks to the Society of Professional Journalists for a grant to purchase books and fund discussions on this topic. Thanks also to University of Missouri Extension for supporting this effort.

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