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  • The Local News Challenge and You

    America has seen a dramatic decline in coverage of local news. The digital revolution has massively disrupted the business model for local news. Many news organizations are slashing their staffs. Others are closing altogether, creating a widening sea of “news deserts.” Why does it matter? A self-governed democracy needs an informed citizenry. Local news is the oxygen for engaged communities that enrich our everyday lives. The crisis in local news is deepening, but there are...

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