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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.”
There seems to be some momentum among those with deep pockets to address the local news crisis. But if that money appears, where should it be directed?
Local news consortiums, labs, associations, and more.