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The Conversation / Damian Radcliffe / Nov 27
“Research shows, however, that audiences don’t just want local news outlets to be watchdogs. They want them to be a ‘good neighbor’ too. Local journalists are often the only journalists that most people will ever meet. So they play a significant role in how the wider profession is perceived.” LO