Big Tech & Local Media


It had ferrets. It had Zuckerberg. It showed our Orwellian state of media.

It featured three Moonshine staffers,  covering how today’s huge companies are impacting media, in particular journalism.

It spoke to the power of local journalism, what it can and should do.


It brought tears to some eyes and laughter to some lips.

It was a presentation we did for the Rotary Club of Truckee. If you’d like us to come speak to you, let us know,


  • Mayumi Peacock

    Hailing from a U.S. military family and a graduate of the University of Florida, Mayumi Peacock has lived in several corners of the country and globe, yet Tahoe/Truckee has been her home since 1999. She is founder and publisher of Moonshine Ink, the region’s award-winning independent newspaper, which continues to be created by, for, and of the community. Other passions include family, animals, books, healthy living, and humane food.

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