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About the Forum

The Iowa FORUM is a nonprofit organization of community activists with a wide range of issue areas and journalists working to communicate ideas to the public and stimulate policy debate by tapping into the power of the media.

Over the years, editors have come to recognize the Iowa FORUM for well-written, well-researched, and thought-provoking commentary on topics including energy solutions , the farm bill , welfare reform .

On average, media packets reach 400,000 households through print and 600,000 listeners and viewers through the broadcast media. Commentary from the Iowa FORUM regularly appear in Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier (circ. 68,727) , Davenport Quad-City Times (circ. 54,868) , Council Bluffs Daily Non-Pareil (circ. 18,500) , Marshalltown Times-Republican (circ. 11,847) , Ames Daily Tribune (circ. 10,500) , Spencer Daily Reporter (circ. 4,000) . Forum materials also receive significant local use/coverage by broadcast media throughout the state.