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I just want to know if I’d actually be alone.
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.
By talking to journalists in North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana, our project pushed back against the tendency to ignore the middle of the nation and its important journalism.
Instead of letting public access channels wither due to commercial market fluctuations, we should publicly fund and expand the precious communication infrastructure that access media offers.
The Devil Strip’s board of directors said on Tuesday that the site had run out of money and needed to raise $75,000 to rehire staff — but didn’t explain how things got so bad in the first place.
“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.