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“It is unbelievably complicated to find out what happens in these meetings, even though all the information is online.”
Newspapers have all had to make cuts. But it doesn’t look like they’ve favored the beats that are most important to democracy — watchdog coverage of local governments — over other kinds of news.
“By inviting in anybody who covers these things and letting them be participants and part of the conversation, the bar gets raised for everybody.”
With a focus on how state and local governments use tech, Atlantic Media’s Route Fifty is another example of the value of a defined niche audience.