By John Yang, Ryan Connelly Holmes
It is a tumultuous time in the news business, with a perilous financial landscape and significant percentages of Americans saying they fundamentally don't trust news sources that don't line up with their opinions. Gregory Moore, editor-in-chief at Deke Digital, and…
More than 2,000 American newspapers have been shuttered since 2004, and now the global pandemic means local news organizations are facing additional challenges in keeping the presses running. Margaret Sullivan recently published a new book about this decline, titled “Ghosting…
By Jeffrey Brown, Stephanie Kotuby
McClatchy is one of the largest newspaper companies in the U.S. It owns 30 papers including the Miami Herald, the Charlotte Observer and the Sacramento Bee. It filed for bankruptcy protection because of a heavy debt load stemming from its…
By Tali Arbel, Associated Press
This year’s Pulitzer Prizes underscore the value of local reporting at a time when many papers and newsrooms have been closed or downsized. According to a recent estimate, more than 35,000 news media employees have experienced job or income loss…
By Michelle Chapman, Associated Press
McClatchy Co.'s 30 newsrooms, including The Charlotte Observer, The News & Observer in Raleigh, and The Star-Telegram in Fort Worth, will continue to operate as usual as the publisher reorganizes under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Across the country, local newspapers are printing fewer pages, less frequently -- and sometimes collapsing entirely. Recent studies paint a grim picture of the decline in local newspapers and the impact it has on American politics. Jeffrey Brown reports and…
By PBS NewsHour
Over the last 15 years, local newspapers across the U.S. have lost more than $35 billion in advertising revenue and half of their staffs, while at least 2,000 news outlets have shuttered during that time, according to a new study…
A viral video compilation of local TV anchors is raising new concerns about the way Sinclair Broadcast Group mixes news with conservative, partisan political opinion. And while it already reaches over a third of homes across the nation, the country's…
Longstanding rules that prevented an individual or company from owning broadcast stations and newspapers in the same local market have been abandoned by the FCC. The sweeping changes come amid wider transformations in the media and digital landscape, and have…
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