Local News is Changing. We Want Local Newspaper Journalists to Tell Us How.


This is not an easy time to be a journalist in the United States. The profession finds itself routinely targeted and criticized by the White House — even in the face of a national emergency. Since 2000, nearly half of newsroom jobs — more than 20,000 positions — have disappeared. More than one in five papers has closed over the past 15 years; and between 1,300 and 1,400 communities have become news deserts.

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