‘Local’ news redefined as regional news in part due to cost cutting in newspaper mergers i.e Gannett/GateHouse

19 July 2019 // AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: Source // No Comments

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“Local” news is rapidly coming to mean “regional” news. Readers in print and digital too often now get “local” news out of places 50 miles away, just as long as the daily’s corporate parent also owns those news operations down the road.

Read the full piece at Nieman Journalism Lab

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