The mission of The Heights Observer is to serve as a self-sustaining media outlet that strengthens the communities of Cleveland Heights and University Heights.
- To be a community advocate
- To be a catalyst for public discourse
- To keep residents informed
- To promote citizen involvement
- To reflect diversity and improve the overall quality of life for residents
- To be a resource for the local, independent businesses that are central to the community's unique and vibrant character.
For a good overview of citizen media read Citizen Media: Fad or Future of the News? (pdf)published by J-Lab
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