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“There’s a lot of hesitancy about becoming overly reliant on companies that have their own interests, ultimately, and they’re not always aligned [with news companies’ interests].”
“Our readers are old, older, and oldest.”
Public radio “is in a good position to pick up the slack if the legacy newspaper starts getting squeezed by corporate ownership.”
If you’re on the winning side, “you might disengage relative to those with the opposing party, which now feels threatened.”
Research explores how local TV news affects public perceptions of pandemic protocols, the rise of national coverage on local TV news, and changes in how local TV journalists do their jobs.
News Corp’s painfully named news aggregator promised to somehow battle “crass clickbait,” filter bubbles, media bias, and two trillion-dollar companies, all at once. It ended up being a D-minus Drudge clone and OnlyFans blog.
Local news’ bundling of hard news, soft news, and other information used to be a major selling point, but the audience now believes there are better sources elsewhere for most of it.
Though the collapse of community journalism is real enough, we believe that its causes are only partly understood.
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.
“We believe for local news to have a future, it has to be built for people when they truly need information before it is built for people when they are just curious.”