Water in a news desert: New Jersey is spending $5 million to fund innovation in local news

Compared to its peers, the United States is notoriously stingy when it comes to government dollars supporting media. Norway spends about $135 per capita each year on its public broadcasters; Germany spends $107, the U.K. $86, France $55, and Canada $22. The U.S. spends about $2.25. (That’s about half a Starbucks grande iced caramel macchiato … Continue reading Water in a news desert: New Jersey is spending $5 million to fund innovation in local news