Experts fear a local news “extinction-level event” as COVID-19 worsens local news deserts across the country. Here’s a look at these emerging problems for the industry and what is being done to solve them.
In her new book “Ghosting the News,” Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan outlines how local newspapers are being devastated and how we can stop the bleeding.
Are Sinclair’s controversial “must-runs” really an industry standard?
Local news could be swallowed up by national, partisan politics thanks to Sinclair.
Gothamist, LAist, and DCist have made valiant returns after local radio stations bought their sites and archives.
Late last month, Florida House Speaker and potential gubernatorial candidate Richard Corcoran released an ad that many say is fanning the flames of xenophobic, anti-immigrant fears. The 30-second spot features a young woman being gunned down on the sidewalk of a suburban neighborhood by a
The FCC just made it a lot easier for big media groups to seep into local, independent media.
It’s not every day a local newspaper’s reporting results in the national shaming and subsequent resignation of a congressman. But that is exactly what the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette accomplished last week after publishing a story revealing that now-former Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Pa., an outspoken anti-abortion advocate,
The Amazon Echo is growing in popularity and offers a very new way of delivering the news as MediaFile reported last week. Simply ask, “Alex, what’s new?” and the Echo will begin playing the Flash Briefing, a collaboration of “pre-recorded updates… the latest news headlines…