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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.
“In his attacks on television news, Agnew struck a chord with conservatives who had long regarded the media with suspicion. Nixon later called Agnew’s speech a ‘turning point’ in his presidency.”
“It wasn’t, like, ‘bam bam soundbite soundbite you’re done.'”
Cable news is growing, local TV news is declining, and network news is roughly flat.
“What I’ve seen with most nonprofits is they’re driven by former print people who have transitioned to digital. I can’t tell you how many times I see a digital story and think it would have been a good 10-minute, 15-minute, hour-long documentary piece.”
While more women are taking on leadership roles in radio and TV, fewer people of color are working in radio and TV is nowhere near representative.
The real revolution in video news will be when someone, someday, figures out a way to make timely, high-quality, democratically useful news work natively on a streaming platform.
Stations in our sample posted an an average of just over 50 percent local content, using an an extremely generous threshold for “local” content.