Why we’re taking more time to explain our values and process

Editor Kyle Palmer moderating a forum for the Overland Park mayoral candidates in 2021.

It’s no secret that people’s opinion of “the media” is pretty low these days.

They’re upset by opinion pieces designed to stoke division. They don’t feel like they can trust the information journalists present. They’re overwhelmed by bad news they feel like they can’t do anything about. And they’re flustered by the sheer volume of information coming their way.