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“It is unbelievably complicated to find out what happens in these meetings, even though all the information is online.”
Some clubs have seen an increase in signups since the pandemic began in March.
The BBC functions as a heat sink for polarization — converting potentially dangerous energy into something the system can more easily deal with. A new group of broadcast competitors and its likely new set of bosses see it differently.
Listeners in 10 regions will hear local news after national stories thanks to geo-targeting technology being used in a new way.
This year, for the first time, NPR will make more money from underwriting on podcasts than on its radio shows.
“What felt appropriate two weeks ago may not be appropriate today.”
By gutting local advertising overnight, COVID-19 has accelerated strategies — like cutting print days, corporate consolidation, or even closing down offices — that publishers had hoped could wait a while longer.
The coronavirus pandemic is proving the value of local news to millions of readers, driving up subscriptions. But the advertising collapse is knee-buckling. “If it’s a couple of months, we’ll make it through. If it’s six months, all bets are off.”