We cover the stories you don’t hear and the perspectives you don’t get.

“Various angles” on news for communities by communities.

Vngle is a decentralized grassroots news network bringing coverage to underreported parts of society. We address news deserts, areas that get limited to no news coverage, by capturing human-interests stories that go underrepresented.

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Definition of Vngle

Through partnering with communities, we provide grassroots coverage and reporting tools to areas that have little to no daily news. Our grassroots reporting serves as the last mile for local coverage, bringing hyperlocal depth to pressing matters and supplying active stories with viewpoints from all sides of communities.

We ensure all communities get proper representation

It all started with this guy:

Portrait of founder Blake Stoner

There’s 3,143 counties in the United States and over 2,000 are considered news deserts. Blake noticed this problem as he was registering people to vote in Ferguson, MO.

As he went door to door, Blake began asking locals of Ferguson their point of view on what they thought about the city and he found many of their experiences shocking. They revealed stories that news organizations weren’t covering. Soon Blake found himself wondering if local communities across America were under reported on too.

That curiosity led to Vngle.

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