Jeannette Hinkle

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Hinkle, a master's student at Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism, is assisting the Local News Initiative in highlighting challenges and opportunities in today's local news ecosystem. Before coming to Northwestern, she reported for a set of GateHouse Media-owned newspapers on Boston's North Shore.

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  • Anti-Press Rhetoric Raises the Stakes for Engagement in Local News

    For many local news organizations, the trickle-down effect of anti-press rhetoric at the national level increases the urgency of deepening connections with readers, local news organizations said. President Donald Trump’s “enemy of the people” vitriol has reached the Chicago Tribune, for example, with reporters, editors and columnists absorbing more “hyped-up” feedback through social media platforms, email, voicemail and even mailboxes, said Chicago Tribune Standards Editor Margaret Holt. “People will say nasty, obnoxious stuff and they will...

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  • Anti-Press Rhetoric Raises the Stakes for Engagement in Local News

    For many local news organizations, the trickle-down effect of anti-press rhetoric at the national level increases the urgency of deepening connections with readers, local news organizations said. President Donald Trump’s “enemy of the people” vitriol has reached the Chicago Tribune, for example, with reporters, editors and columnists absorbing more “hyped-up” feedback through social media platforms, email, voicemail and even mailboxes, said Chicago Tribune Standards Editor Margaret Holt. A bigger headline Something for a dek “People...

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