Opinion: Faux Local News Sites are Flooding America. Here’s How We Fix It.


Those working to revive local news just got a big new dose of motivation: The vacuum created by local news’ collapse is now being filled aggressively by local sites that are pay-to-play, ideological and/or partisan.

If “we” don’t flood the zone with more local reporters at stronger local newsrooms — committed to independent, intellectually-honest journalism — local news ecosystems will soon resemble national cable TV … or worse.

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