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Interviewing 64 U.S. political journalists, we found that many of them have come to view their outlets’ political endorsements as a liability.
For local newspapers, print circulation has collapsed for every audience except retirees. That’s why the daily paper in The Villages, Florida (metro population 129,752) prints as many copies as the one in Atlanta (metro population 6,930,423).
“A lot of it’s trash, to be honest, but a lot of it’s very useful.”
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.
We found that the primary stated reason was money, followed by political or ideological concerns.
Public radio “is in a good position to pick up the slack if the legacy newspaper starts getting squeezed by corporate ownership.”
Among the 20 biggest dailies, nearly two-thirds of their newsrooms are run by a woman or a person of color (or both). But newsrooms still have a long way to go to be reflective of the communities they serve.
“Appropriating the newspaper is tied to non-news practices which are meaningful to the actors, although they might seem trivial to some scholars.”
As a news consumer, you are less likely to be able to cancel online than you are to get a please-stay pitch from a customer service rep on the phone.
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