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.
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
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…