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Partnerships are key ways to sustain local news in places where news coverage is diminishing or critical issues are going underreported.
“Instead of focusing on one very small geographic area, that same reporter may look for commonalities and trends across multiple areas.”
This time it’s Lee Enterprises in the cross-hairs. Adding it to its empire would leave two American local newspaper giants — Gannett and Alden — and everyone else far behind.
The marketplace for online news has thus far rewarded (a) premium quality and (b) local connection. USA Today’s digital subscription offering seems likely, in its current form at least, to fall between those two stools.
“Not only were my male counterparts with similar background/experience getting paid more, there were interns in the newsroom paid a higher wage than I was.”
Shifting the focus of a newspaper’s opinion section from national (Trump! Pelosi! distant, scary!) to local (schools! development! nearby, impactful!) can reduce political polarization, a new study finds.
Gannett said it will “make its workforce as diverse as the country by 2025 and to expand the number of journalists focused on covering issues related to race and identity, social justice and equality.”
It now makes more revenue from digital than from print and continues to add new subscribers at a record pace. But its brutal COVID-driven drop in advertising will be echoed all across the industry.
The Providence Journal’s former publisher calls its elimination of editorials “an affront to Rhode Islanders.” But Gannett’s knife keeps cutting.