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Articles tagged Lookout Santa Cruz (3)

“The term ‘news desert’ has been a shorthand, but the real problem here and elsewhere is that this region lacked the number of journalists it needed to thoroughly inform the public.”
We don’t wake up each morning to compete with a print daily, but rather to run our own local news and community model. That’s the key.
Lookout doesn’t want its local news sites to be a supplement or alternative to the local daily. They aim to be the news source of record in their communities, outgunning their shrunken newsprint rivals from Day 1.