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“It’s a great question because I don’t think we’re suddenly going to come up with some great gimmick and Millennials are going to flock to their TV to watch traditional newscasts.”
To attract young viewers, stations are going digital-first, crowdsourcing reporting, experimenting with augmented reality, and injecting more personality into the news.
“It’s called local news for a reason.”
“Storytelling is a differentiator. I wish we did more of it on the air, but since we don’t, we’re doing it in digital.
Spurned by a network that wanted to own its own station in the market, WHDH has responded by offering 87 hours of local news a week. (Plus “Family Feud.”)
“The question should not be what will replace traditional television news. Nothing will. The question has to be: How can we move beyond television news as we know it?”
The news was mostly bad for publishers and news organizations last year.
The quest for scale, driven by the distribution power of a few enormous technology platforms, is killing the business case for local news. Will anything take its place?