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Articles by Rachel Davis Mersey

Rachel Davis Mersey is an associate professor at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications.
“The evidence that audiences are unwilling to pay for local news is actually clouded by the fact that most local news is not local at all.”
“You’ll sleep better, of course, if you don’t think too deeply about how much of your personal information now lives in the corporate domain, and appreciate that your consistency is part of your charm.”
“We need them to tell important stories from a perspective about which the audience cares and in a manner which enraptures them.”