Opinion | How public policy can help save local news


It’s understandable that the idea that government should help save local media makes many journalists’ skin crawl. How can reporters get support from one of the institutions we’re supposed to be holding accountable?

In this case, journalists should rethink their concerns. Here’s why:

The local news crisis is severe — and on a scale beyond the capacity of philanthropy alone.

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Steve Waldman is president of Rebuild Local News and co-founder of Report for America.


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